Police Confirm Release Of Anambra Celebrity Native Doctor By Abductors

2023-07-29 15:02:00

Independent Newspapers Nigeria

LAGOS - The Nigeria Police Command in Anambra has confirmed the release of a popular native doctor, Chukwudozie Nwangwu, popularly known as "Akwa Okuko Tiwaraki", by his abductors.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed Nwangwu's release on Saturday.

Ikenga stated that the popular native doctor was released by his abductors in the early hours of Saturday.

The native doctor was kidnapped about 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 23 at Oba in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

According to Ikenga, the abductors contacted friends and relatives of the native doctor and demanded millions, in the neighbourhood of N300 million.

"I also have information that they have not paid. I also have information that he has been released by his abductors and we are making efforts to get information behind what happened," said.

2023-07-29 News