Police rescue Catholic nun from fleeing kidnappers in Benue


Operatives of Benue Police Command have rescued a reverend sister from her abductors in Ichama forest in Okpokwu Local Government Area.

State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Catherine Anene, stated on Saturday that the incident happened on Friday night at about 11 pm.

Anene explained that the police received a distress call that some armed men overpowered a local security man at the convent in Ichama village and had adopted a nun.

"The police on routine patrol in the area responded quickly and chased the hoodlums into a nearby forest where they abandoned the victim and took to their heels.

"The victim, who was tensed by the incident, is currently responding to treatment at Okpoga.

"Detectives are on the trail of the suspects," the PPRO added.

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