Saturday, August 3, 2019

Police rescue all five kidnapped RCCG pastors

All the five pastors of the Redeemed Christian Church of God kidnapped on the Sagamu-Benin highway on Friday have been rescued, the Ogun State Police Command said.

Earlier on Saturday, the woman in the group, Mrs Ibelegbo Chidinma, a deaconness was rescued.

The rescuing of four other pastors followed, Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi said. The four are: Chidozie Eluwa, Chiemela Iroha, Okoro Ohowukwe and Ndubuisi Owuabueze.

Oyeyemi said all the kidnapped victims were rescued unhurt from their abductors by operatives of the Command.

The Inspector General of Police ordered a massive manhunt for the kidnappers on Friday. He deploying the Tactical and Operational assets of the Force, along with the Commissioner of Police, Ogun State Command for the search and rescue operation. They were to comb J3 Area of Ogbere on the highway, where they were kidnapped.