Barely 26 days after unknown gunmen abducted four Chinese Nationals in Akamkpa LGA of Cross Rivers state, the kidnap victims have regained their freedom.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the kidnap victims were kidnapped at gun point by unknown gunmen at Danatrite Construction Company where they work.

It was also learnt that a police sergeant identified as Ifere Sampson was shot dead while securing the freed victims.

The chinese nationals identified as Kan Jinxi, Hujinchang, Jiang Jijun and Cheng Qing were whisked away in the early hours of Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

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In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that not less than three Chinese nationals suspected to be illegal miners in Osun have been apprehended by the Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named: ‘Amotekun Corps’.

20 locals were also arrested by the Corps during a sting operation led by its Director-General, Amitolu Shittu,  who stormed Ido-oko, an agrarian community in the Ilesa axis.

It was also gathered that the sting operation was a follow-up on an intelligence report, which indicated that illegal mining activities were being carried out within the community.