The police in Bayelsa have confirmed that abductors have freed the mother of Nigeria’s Under-23 National Team Coach Samson Siasia, Mrs Beauty Siasia.
ASP Asinim Butswat, police spokesman in Bayelsa, said the kidnappers freed the victim following a clampdown on their location by men of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of police in the state.
He said that the victim, 72, who was abducted on Nov.16, was dropped off at about 1.30 a.m on Saturday.
Butswat said that the police were cautious and professional in the operation to ensure that the hostage was freed unhurt.
“She is hale and hearty and has been reunited with her family and the police have intensified efforts to arrest the fleeing suspects,’’ he said.