Nigeria: UBEC Chairman, Daughter Regain Freedom

The Nigeria Police says it has apprehended one of the suspected abductors of the Universal Basic Education Commission UBEC, Dr. Mohammed Abubakar, and his daughter, Yasmin Mohammed.

Dr Mohammed and daughter who were kidnapped on Monday afternoon on the Kaduna-Abuja highway have since been released and undergoing medical investigations in an undisclosed hospital.

Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday evening, noting that one suspect had been arrested in connection with the kidnapping, while investigations were ongoing to apprehend other members of the gang.

According to the statement, one AK-47 riffle was also recovered from the suspect who is currently in custody.

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