EBONYI state police command said
Tuesday that it had rescued a corps member, Dr.
Chiagozie Onuoha Bibiana who was kidnapped on
28th of last month by four armed men at Mile 50
area of Abakaliki in the state.
The victim, a graduate of medicine attached to Civil
Service Clinic Abakaliki was kidnapped in her
Honda Accord car and taken into a bush in
Umuoghara, Ezza North Local government area of
the state, where a demand of N20 million was
made by her kidnappers.
Briefing newsmen in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State
Public Relations Officer, DSP Sylvester Igbo stated
that the timely report of the incident at the
Command was what ensured the speedy rescue of
the victim and her car.
He said: “At about 7:30 pm, one Dr. Chiagozie
Onuoha Bibiana, a
medical Corper attached to the Civil Service Clinic
Abakaliki was at
Mile 50 kidnapped in her Honda accord car by four
armed men and taken into Umuoghara bush at
Ezza North LGA.
They placed a demand of 20 million naira on the
victim. The speedy report of the incident to
the police enabled the police to quickly pursue their
“When they couldn’t bear with the pressure from
the Police and seeing that police were closing
down on them, they abandoned the victim and took
to their heels.
The Honda accord car of the victim was
recovered while the victim was rescued on 29th of
March at 9pm without paying any kobo.
“The rescue was also possible because of the
put in place by the Command to check the
commission of heinous crimes
in the state. The trail of the fleeing suspects is
and without doubt they will soon be arrested.
I solicit for the cooperation of the members of the
public for information that will help us in our duty”
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