From Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri

After spending over two weeks in the den of his abductors, former Imo State Chairman, Council of Traditional rulers, and traditional ruler of Orodo autonomous community, Eze Samuel Ohiri, has finally regained his freedom.

The Imo State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Henry Okoye, yesterday, said the police, in synergy with other security agencies, rescued the popular traditional ruler in a forest, where he was being kept by his abductors.

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The police spokesperson also disclosed that some arrests were made in connection to the abduction.

He said: “Recall the Command has been working assiduously in synergy with other security agencies towards ensuring that Eze Ohiri is released, and some arrests have been made. To the glory of God, he has been released after a hot chase of the kidnappers in the forest by operatives of the command’s anti kidnapping unit. The command will continue to work towards stamping out all forms of violent crimes in the state,” Okoye stated.