Nasarawa CAN Chairman regains freedom – police boss says no ransom was paid.

Kidnappers of the Nasarawa Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Chairman, Archbishop Joseph Masin used the cover of the night to release him at 10:45 pm of Saturday night.

He was released around Lizhi village in Nasarawa-Eggon Local Government Area of the State and arrived his Bukan-Sidi residence in Lafia at 3:00 a.m on Sunday. He was immediately taken for medical examination in an undisclosed hospital.

Commissioner of Police Nasarawa State Command, Mr. Bola Longe, confirmed the arrest of four suspected kidnappers linked to the abduction of Archbishop Joseph Masin in the State.

Bishop Masin was abducted by gunmen from his residence in Lafia on May 28, 2020, and taken away on a motorcycle according to a family source.

The police boss, who confirmed the release of the State CAN chairman on Sunday in Lafia, said no ransom was paid before he was released, adding that investigation was ongoing to arrest all those involved in the kidnap.

According to him, all the suspects would be charged to court for prosecution as soon as the command completes its investigation to serve as a deterrent to others.

The State CAN Chairman, who is also the Bishop and General Overseer of World of God Worldwide Gospel City was kidnapped on May 28, 2020.

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