Gunmen in Police Uniform Kidnap Corps Member and 3 Passengers along Okene-Auchi Road
A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), identified as Becky Ashiodiame Godfrey and 3 other passengers were abducted by gunmen along the Okene-Auchi road in Kogi state on Monday, April 3.
The gunmen were reportedly wearing police uniforms, they ambushed the vehicle which was travelling to Bayelsa Stateconveying the victims and other passengers to Bayelsa State.
Mr Braima Godfrey, the father of Becky, a Marketing graduate of Auchi Polytechnic, who is currently serving in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State said the kidnappers demanded N5 million ransom as condition for her release.
Thankfully, the police were able to rescue the victims on Tuesday, April 4th.
Spokesperson for the Kogi State Police Command, William Aya, who confirmed the incident said two persons have been arrested in connection with the crime.