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Kidnappers Demand N5M Each For Six Female Footballers Abducted At Edo/Delta Boundary

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Kidnappers Demand N5M Each For Six Female Footballers Abducted At Edo/Delta Boundary

Six female grassroots footballers have been kidnapped at Oronigbe community in Edo/Delta boundary between Delta and Edo states.

It was gathered that the female footballers were kidnapped around 6pm on Friday while returning from a football competition at Owa-Alero in Ika North-East Local Government Area of Delta state.

The community said that contact had been established with family members as kidnappers demanded N5 million as ransom for each of the kidnapped victims.

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According to him, “they went to Owa-Alero to play football match. So, on their way back, they were kidnapped at Oronigbe area, at the Edo/Delta boundary.

“Some of the victims are Mrs Precious Agbajor, that is my wife, one Abraham, Nancy, Beatrice including the driver. They are six in number that are in kidnapper’s den. The matter have been reported to Oronigbe police station.

“The kidnappers have contacted us, and asked me to pay N5 million for my wife. In fact, I’m confused as I speak to you now,” One of the victims’ husband said.

When contacted, the police public relations officer in Delta state, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident, adding that the incident happened in Edo state.

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