About eleven occupants of a commercial bus that was hijacked by kidnappers around Isiokpo axis of Port Harcourt/Owerri express road have been freed.
Our correspondent gathered that three of the passengers are still in the hands of their abductors.
The driver of the bus, AFONYA DAN-JUMBO told our correspondent that they were badly tortured by the kidnappers with some of the women raped in a bid to name prominent men that will ensure their release or mention how much are in their bank accounts.
DAN-JUMBO said eleven of them were released after the kidnappers had collected all their Automatic Teller Machines Cards and went to withdraw cash while all the physical cash with them were collected before demanding for ATM.
DAN-JUMBO said only the victims whose family members are known to the kidnappers were held back after due interrogation.
It will interest you to know that the testimonies of the victims are contrary to statement credited to Rivers State Police Command that police rescued the victims.
The Spokesman of the Command had on the release of some of the victims last night boosted that tactical team of the command rescued the eleven kidnapped victims. Continue reading