Onyeka, the pastor of Victorious Peoples Assembly, Aba parish, who was kidnapped last Friday, had been rescued by troops.
“Following the kidnap of Onyeka, on Friday, a tip-off was received from a good Samaritan indicating the possible location where he was held. A patrol team of 144 Battalion of 14 Brigade combed the bushes of Ngboko general area on Sunday and Onyeka was successfully rescued.
“No arrest was made as the culprits ran away before the arrival of the troops. Efforts are being made to apprehend them.”