wife of Plateau kidnapped finds freedom, now married | The Guardian Nigeria News


Format Paul, the future bride, kidnapped the day before her wedding last Sunday, was, Monday, January 3, unconditionally released by her captors. She was allowed to continue her wedding ceremony as arranged on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.

The wedding was originally scheduled to take place at the Church of the Apostolic Christ, a local council of Bokkos in Plateau State, but she was kidnapped on Sunday evening, January 2, by unknown gunmen at her pastor’s residence, where she went to spend the night before the wedding, according to the tradition of the church.

A source, who confirmed the development yesterday, could not determine the condition of his release, adding, however, that the wedding took place on Tuesday.

It has been understood that the groom, Zephaniah Kosom, had been agitated throughout the saga before his future wife was released. The wedding took place at the Christ Apostolic Church of the Ngyong community of the Bokkos Council.

According to the source, the kidnappers, who brought the victim back to the pastor, spoke in Fulani as they spoke when she was picked up. It was not possible to confirm whether the ransom was paid prior to his release.

Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) Military Information Officer (MIO) Major Ishaku Takwa said he was also told the kidnapped bride had been released, adding that OPSH did not not involved in paying the ransom.

Public affairs commentator Joseph Mensah said the bride’s kidnapping and release raised concerns about the state of insecurity in Plateau state, which is ravaged by kidnappers and others. criminal elements.


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