​Police confirm release of abducted expatriates in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has said that the two Americans and two Canadians that were abducted on Tuesday by  gunmen  have been released.

The New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalled that the four expatriates were abducted along Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State.

Two Nigerian policemen were killed by the gunmen.

Confirming the development to journalists on Saturday, State Commissioner of Police, Mr Agyole Abeh said the two foreigners were rescued by the police at Jere area in Kagarko Local Government Area of the state.

Abeh  said that one suspect has been arrested in connection with the abduction.

He explained that the kidnapped foreigners were released  inside a bush at about 6 a.m on Saturday morning.

“The development followed a massive manhunt of the abductors by men of the Command and the Inspector General of Police Special Anti-Kidnapping Squad,” he said.

He also gave the assurance that the police were on the trail of the remaining suspects with a view to arresting them and bringing them to justice.

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