The Police Command in Kaduna State on Wednesday confirmed the release of the immediate past Minister of Environment, Laurentia Mallam and her husband, Pius.
The command’s spokesman, ASP Aliyu Usman, disclosed in Kaduna that the husband and wife regained freedom this evening.
“They were rescued at Jare through the efforts of the security operatives.”
Usman said no arrest was made so far, but “we are doing everything possible to arrest the suspects so that they will face the law.
“The ex-minister and her husband have united with their family.
The former minister and her husband were abducted along Bwari/Jere axis on Kaduna-Abuja highway on Monday evening.
Usman said that the abductors took away the former minister and her husband, but spared their driver.
“We call on the public to always give police useful information so as track criminals in our society.”