The Assistant Manager, News and Current Affairs, Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), channel 6, Aba, Abia State; Mrs. Chinyere Okoye has reportedly regained her freedom.
Though information about her release was still unclear, it was learnt that she regained her freedom on Friday morning.
As at the time of filling this report it could not be confirm if the family agreed to pay the ransom demanded by her Abductors.
it was gathered that Mrs. Okoye was released on Friday after operatives of the State Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other police tactical units of Abia State Command of Nigeria Police Force (NPF) stormed the kidnappers den.
Source disclosed that Mrs. Okoye, after her release was taken to the SARS facility in Aba, where she was later joined by her family members and friends.
Further disclosed that the rescue operation was coordinated by the SARS Commander in the state, Johnbull Obioguru and heads of other police tactical units.
“That the police team acting on information stormed a compound in Mgboko, Obete in Obingwa Local Government Area of the state and cordoned off the area.
“The police team, after cordoning the place stormed the house where the kidnapped NTA staff was said to have been kept by her abductors.
“upon raiding the compound, Mrs. Okoye was rescued while the owner of the property where the NTA staff was kept was arrested” the source disclosed.
It was learnt that the NTA staff has since been reunited with her family.