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Kidnapped Lecturer Released In Rivers

The Rivers Police Command said it had rescued a lecturer with the University of Port Harcourt, Mrs Awala George, abducted on March 3.

Confirming her rescue, Mr Ahmad Muhammad, a DSP, and the Public Relations Officer of the Command, said the lecturer was freed on March 11 in an uncompleted building in Port Harcourt.

‘’Following credible information about criminal hideouts in an uncompleted building along ABC/Rumuola bye pass road in Port Harcourt, police patrol teams immediately stormed the scene and rescued Awala George.

‘’ Awala was kidnapped at her residence at Ozuoba by four armed men on March 3,’’ he said.

Muhammad said the police arrested two suspects at the scene of the rescue operation, while efforts were going on to arrest other members of the gang.

He urged the people to give the police useful information that would assist it fight crime in the state.

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