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15 abducted Enugu farmers regain freedom

15 abducted Enugu farmers regain freedom

2nd August 2022 Map of Enugu State 2nd August 2022 Fifteen farmers kidnapped in Mgbuji Eha-Amufu Community in Isi-Uzo local government area of Enugu State on July 18, 2022, by gunmen have regained their freedom.Meanwhile, efforts to get a reaction from the Enugu State Police Command were unsuccessful as the Command’s spokesman, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, didn’t take his calls.While lamenting the constant attack of gunmen he believed to be Fulani militias on the community, Ogbodo said that their abductors demanded N30 million but what the families were able to contribute was N2 million.We thank God that no one was harmed,” Ogbodo said.

Related News Gunmen allegedly abduct 15 Enugu residents, police react Court stops Enugu from collecting examination fees Hundreds of students escape death in Enugu school fire The PUNCH had reported that gunmen masquerading as herdsmen abducted 15 farmers near Mgbuji town while they were going to their farms.The spokesman of Mgbuji Community, Chijioke Ogbodo, confirmed their release to our correspondent by telephone on Tuesday.

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