Chinese Expatriate Kidnapped In Ekiti Regains Freedom

Chinese Expatriate Kidnapped In Ekiti Regains Freedom

By Ubokobong Uko | Senior News Editor on December 3, 2020
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The Chinese expatriate who was abducted on November 27 in Ado-Ekiti has regained freedom.

Wang was abducted at the site where he works as an engineer in the dualisation of the new Ado-Iyin road in Ekiti state.

A kidnappers killed a policeman attached to him during the operation.

Wang was released around 11 pm on Tuesday, December 1, 2020  after payment of N100 million ransom.

He explained that the ransom was collected at a place in Kwara state and the expatriate was released around Ilawe-Igede road in Ekiti state.

He said: “The Chinese was released very late yesterday (Tuesday) after payment of ransom to the kidnappers.

“The N100 million was taken to a bush in Kwara state where the kidnappers collected and confirmed it before the man was released here at a very difficult location along Igede-Ilawe road.”

The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in Ekiti state ASP Sunday Abutu confirmed to Vanguard that the Chinese expatriate has been released but denied payment of ransom.

He revealed that the release was made possible after a serious manhunt launched on the kidnappers by security operatives.

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