The two Pakistanis abducted in Calabar area have been rescued by the Nigerian Police, Mr. Azim Khan, Head of Chancery, Pakistan High Commission has announced.
Khan told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja that the Police rescued the two victims, Azeem Alikhan and Rehan Siddique and captured the kidnappers.
“They were saved without any ransom paid and their vehicle was recovered by the police,’’ he said.
Khan commended the Federal Government, the Nigerian Police and the Cross River State government for their efforts in rescuing the kidnapped Pakistanis.
“This will further strengthen the cordial relationship between us and boost Pakistan and the international community’s confidence in security in Nigeria,’’ he said.
It would be recalled that the two Pakistanis were kidnapped on Aug. 13.
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