Kidnappers release 102-yr-old mother of Mosogar monarch

// News | Crime/Legal | Kidnappers release 102-yr-old mother of Mosogar monarch
Email to a friend Plain text Print version // Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font

By Emma Amaize & Godwin Oghre
MOSOGAR— MRS. Okpa Omene, the 102-year-old mother of the Ovie of Mosogar Kingdom in Ethiope-West Local Government Area of Delta State, HRM, Samson Omene, Udurhie I, who was kidnapped, last Tuesday, by gunmen, was released yesterday, after spending five days in her captors’ den.

Mrs. Omene was released at about 4pm, five hours after it was gathered she cried out from the kidnappers’ den, asking that she should be allowed to have a bath.

Delta State Police Public Relations Officer,  Mr. Charles Muka, who confirmed the victim’s release, said: “Mama Omene was released as Police closed in on the kidnappers. No ransom was paid.”

She had spoken with one of her sons, a former chairman of Ethiope-West Local Government Area, Chief Wilson Omene, at about 11am, when the kidnappers,  who, two days ago, reduced their N150 million ransom demand  to N32 million,   called  the family,  earlier on Sunday,  to know what it was willing to part with for her freedom.

A source told Vanguard that the kidnappers dropped her at the bridge, near Oghara on the Warri-Benin Expressway, from where the family members, who struck the deal with the gunmen, picked her up.

Comments are moderated. Please keep them clean and brief.

Tagged : No tags for this article

Headlines Newsview all

'Annie Idibia' Wished I Was The Biological Mother Of All 2Face Kids

In the latest issue of Motherhood In-Style magazine, Nollywood actress and wife of multiple award-winning singer, 2face Idibia, Annie Idibia is the cover girl. The Nollywood ... Full story

'Olamide' Launches Clothing Line Called 'Baddo' Wears (PHOTO)

YBNL Boss Olamide has joined the list of Nigerian singer to have a clothing line after Phyno‘s Yayo Clothing (Alobam T-shirts), Wizkid’s snapback collections and ... Full story

Nigerian troops Mistakenly Opens Fire On Governor 'Kashim Shettima'

Nigerian troops in Maiduguri, Borno State, ‘mistakenly’ opened fire on the convoy of Governor Kashim Shettima as it approached a military garrison near the airport. Shettima ... Full story

I Never Tampered With E-mail Document - Femi Fani-Kayode

The Director of Media and Publicity of President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign organisation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has denied tampering with an electronic mail sent to one ... Full story

'Buhari' Will Inherit A Battered Economy From Jonathan - Mallam Nasir el-Rufai

The governorship flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, yesterday, said the presidential candidate of the APC, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu ... Full story

'Buhari' Is Cuter Than Jonathan - Cossy Orjiakor

Controversial nudist, Cossy Orjiako who is known for exposing her massive boobs in the social media has made yet another headline as she revealed her ... Full story

Top 10 Truths About 'D’Banj' Revealed

A recent controversy has been going on concerning the interview where D’banj spoke about the Mo’Hits Records breakup. While he said in the teaser that ... Full story

'Waje' Reveals Why She Is Still Single

Popular Nigerian singer, Waje has reveal to the public why she is yet to get a ring on her finger. She disclosed this in a recent ... Full story

Nigerian Gay Right Activist 'Bisi Alimi' Threatened On Facebook

He is an outspoken Nigerian who is not ashamed to declare his sexuality as being ‘GAY’ to any ear that cares to listen to his ... Full story

Good Mother Potentials Displayed By Tonto Dikeh (PHOTO)

Nollywood pretty actress, Tonto Dikeh, would make a good mother, no doubt. This conclusion was reached based on the way she has been over pampering ... Full story

Comment on: Kidnappers release 102-yr-old mother of Mosogar monarch

Rate this article

0

Featured author

chuky01

Breaking News

Federal Government To 100% Of It's Stake In NIGCOMSAT

The Federal Government is considering options to sell its stakes in NIGCOMSAT Limited, the publicly owned satellite services company under a transitional plan that may ... Full story

Algeria Qualify Ghana Send South Africa Packing

Ghana came from behind to defeat South Africa 2-1 in their last group game, to qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of ... Full story

Trouble Hits 2Face Idibia’s Marriage Over ‘Rekindled Romance’ With Pero?

If information presently making the rounds is anything to go by, then there might be fire on the mountain. It would be recalled that 2Face Idibia ...

Details Of How Former Nigerian Goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare Died Of Cancer

A former Nigerian international, Wilfred Agbonavbare has died at the age of 48. He died on Tuesday in Spain after a battle with cancer. His ...

I Will Choose Health Over Money—Vast Of Bracket

Nigerian RnB singer, Vast of Bracket, says he and his other group member, Smash, will continue to stay as a family and as a group ...

Forged Certificate: Zahra Muhammadu Buhari Defends Father

Feeling hurt about the forged certificate claims by her fathers’ opposition party, Zahra Buhari, daughter of APC Presidential flag bearer, Muhammadu Buhari has come to ...

Oyedepo's church members divided over prayer for GEJ

Attempts by Bishop David Oyedepo of the Winners Chapel, Ota, Ogun State, southwest Nigeria, to make members of his congregation pray for President Goodluck Jonathan ...

Many Nigerian Entertainers May Not Get Help….Singer, Samzy Fresh

When some Nigerian celebrities flaunt their wealth on the social media, one begins to imagine what is the need for, as many fans will come ...

How APC VP Candidate, Prof Osinbajo Splashed N2000 On Security Guards At Silverbird Galleria

What was initially thought to be good day turned out to be a bad one for some security guards stationed at the popular Silverbird Galleria ...

Debt Mess: Judicial Strike Frustrates D’Banj’s Court Case

The industrial action embarked upon by some members of the judiciary under the aegis of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has stalled the hearing ...