The Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri Archdiocese, Moses Chikwe, and some other kidnapped victims have been released without ransom –Channel TV
Orlando Ikeokwu, Spokesman of the police in Imo, confirmed
this on Friday.
He said the rescue is sequel to a sting operation by men of the Imo State Police Command.
The priest was kidnapped on Sunday night, along with his driver, at the World Bank area of Owerri, the Imo State capital.
The incident drew condemnation from the Christian Association of Nigeria, which described it as the height of wickedness.
On Thursday, women with the backing of the Owerri Archdiocesan Catholic Women organization also appealed to the state government and security operatives to help rescue the Bishop.