Four foreigners kidnapped in Kaduna State have been released. The police spokesperson in Kaduna, Mukhtar Aliyu, confirmed the release of the expatriates as their first photo emerges.
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, in the early hours of Saturday, rescued American and Canadian citizens who were kidnapped in Kaduna State last Tuesday.
Recall that the kidnapped foreigners who were two Americans and two Canadians, were ambushed by their abductors while traveling from Kaduna State to Abuja.
It was gathered that a combine teams of Intelligence Response Team, IRT, Counter Terrorism Unit, CTU, and Kaduna Police Command all deployed by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, rescued the three white men and one white woman,around 7:30 am, Saturday
The foreigners comprising two American and two Canadian were said to be in fairly good health condition at the time of their rescue.
“They have been handed over to the American Embassy in Abuja for medical attention and other immediate needs,” a source said.
Two of the Kidnappers have also been arrested. The police said efforts were in top gear to arrest the remaining gang members.
The names of the rescued victims were given as:-
1. NATE VANGEEST ‘M’ (CANADA)
2.JOHN KIRLIN ‘M’ (USA)
3. RACHEL KELLEY ‘F’ (CANADA)
4 DEAN SLOCUM ‘M’ (USA).