Kidnappers release Romanian, two others

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The kidnapped Romanian Engineer, Mr. Nedeclu Christian and two Nigerians in his official team have regained their freedom after about 72 hours in the custody of   their abductors.

Nedeclu, 52 and his Nigerian colleagues were abducted by gunmen last Sunday at Railway Village in Owa-Oyibo, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State.

The victims are staffers of  construction giants, Julius Berger attached to the company’s operational base at Abavo, Ika South Local Government Area of the state.

Confirming the release  yesterday Public Relations Officer of the state police command, SP Celestina Kalu said the victims were freed as a result of pressure on the abductors by security operatives.

Kalu stated that the victims were released at about 5:30pm when security operatives combing the bushes were already closing-in on the bandits’ hideout.


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