By Odogwu Emeka Odogwu
A kidnapped victim, John Akpoyarodo abducted at his residence along Oviri-Ogor road in Ughelli South Local government area of Delta state has escaped from the kidnappers den.
This is coming as a combined team of security operatives made up of the police and local vigilante have rescued the mother of a bank manager abducted from her residence at Oguname-Olomu, Ughelli South Local government area of Delta state
The victim, Angelina Atiku, aged 65, was abducted last Sunday by a gang of hoodlums who stormed her residence in a commando style and whisked her away to an unknown destination.
Confirming her release, an operative of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria who was part of the rescue operation, disclosed that the victim was rescued at Agbarha-Otor community in neighbouring Ughelli North local government area of the state.
The source who spoke on condition of anonymity, said her release was facilitated following the escape of one of the victims of the same kidnap gang from their den in Agbarha-Otor, adding that one vigilante operative was also shot during the operation.
The Delta state Police command PPRO could not be reached for a comment as at the time of filing in the report.