The 68 year-old Madam Comfort Dugo, mother of the Bayelsa Commissioner for Local Government and Community Development, Mr. James Dugo who was kidnapped Tuesday night by armed gunmen has reportedly escaped from captivity.
It was gathered that the victim who was seized from her Odi residence in the Kolokuma-Opokuma local government area of the state by armed gunmen was being kept in the dense forest between Odi and Sagbama.
She miraculously escaped from her captors hideout twenty four hours after her abduction at 10pm.
The old woman was reportedly rescued by the Kaiama Divisional Police Officer and his team who were combing the area in search of her.
Madam Dugo said to be hail and hearty was handed over to her family in the presence of the state governor, Seriake Dickson.
Confirming the development, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Kins Omire said she was rescued by the police search team led by the DPO of Kaiama after she escaped from her kidnappers hideout somewhere between Odi and Sagbama community bush.
He said, “the victim who was unhurt narrated her ordeal with good leads and operatives are on the leads with a view to tracking down the gang.”