Kidnapped Abịa based Radio Presenter regains freedom


Miss Chinenye Iwuoha, a Staff of Radio Nigeria, Pacesetter FM Umuahia, Abia State who was kidnapped on Monday in Umuahia has regained her freedom.

TNG had reported how Gunmen intercepted the Radio Presenter who was in the company of three other staff as they were going home from work.

The gunmen who intercepted the Hillux the Journalists were traveling in at Amakama Estate shot the driver is n the stomach and whisked Ms Iwuoha away in their Toyota Sienna car.

The news of her release threw the Stations staff into wild jubilation on Thursday morning.

Though details of her release is still sketchy, it was gathered that she was released unhurt.The kidnappers had earliert opened communication with the family, demanding for N20m ransom.

It was however not clear if any ransom was paid to secure her release from the kidnappers’ den.

But the State Commissioner of Police, Janet Agbede in a telephone interview confirmed the release of Ms Iwuoha

Agbede said that the kidnappers released her unconditionally as police mounted heavy pressure on them.

At the time of filing the report, it was gathered that the staff of Radio Nigeria, Pacesetter FM, Amakanma was at the police station

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