A 77- year- old woman, Grace Agbonkpolor, has been rescued by men of the Edo State Police Command from her abductors, after spending four days in captivity.
The septuagenarian was said to have been rescued by men of the Edo State
Police Command Anti- Kidnap Unit, following the arrest of one of the
kidnapers, who had come forward to collect ransom demanded from the
The ransom according to report was to be exchanged at Obarente village, along Benin-Sapele road.
Agbonkpolo was said to have suffered similar fate in 2010, when she
was allegedly kidnapped on December 23. Of that year, and was only
released after payment of ransom.
Expressing gratitude to the police for her rescue and arrest one of
the kidnappers, the victim appealed to the police for protection,
saying, “As long as other members of the gang are still at large, I remain unsafe.”