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2 paramount rulers, 5 others arrested over Edo train station attack

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The Edo State government has said that two traditional rulers and five other persons have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of 20 passengers from Igueben train station in Edo state on January 7.

The Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Chris Nehikhare, disclosed this yesterday in Benin while briefing journalists shortly after the state executive council meeting.

“The success story in the kidnapping is that seven persons and two village chiefs have been arrested in connection with the incident.

He added that two persons remaining in captivity of the kidnappers had been rescued by security agencies.


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