Four Chinese workers kidnapped in Cross River regain freedom

Four Chinese nationals (Workers) in Oban community in Akamkpa LGA of Cross River State who were kidnapped at gun point 22 days ago have regained their freedom.

The victims, according DAILY POST findings were Kan Jinxi, Hujinchang, Jiang Jijun and Cheng Qing. It was learnt that the victims were kidnapped at the premises of Danatrite Construction Company in Oban, Akamkpa LGA, when armed gunmen stormed the company early Wednesday morning of the fateful day.

One Sgt. Ifere Sampson, a serving policeman who kept guard in the company was shot dead by the bandits.

The Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO) in the state, DSP Irene Ugbo has now confirmed to DAILY POST the release of the nationals on Sunday.

She stated “The Police and other security agencies in collaboration with the State Government has secured the release of the Chinese Nationals in Akpabuyo.”

She did not, however, disclose whether ransoms was paid.


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