SHELL: Kidnappers Release Britons, Colombian

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San Francisco Jan 18, (THEWILL) – Kidnappers have released the four contractors; John Bennet; Martin Phillip; Keyin Gray all British nationals and Fabien Sanchez, a Colombian, who were abducted last week Tuesday at gunpoint at Owaza Junction in Abia State on their way to work at Shell's Afam VI power plant near Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Rivers State police spokesperson, Ms. Rita Abbey announced their release on Monday in a text message which said: β€œAll kidnapped victims-the three Britons and the Colombian-have been released this evening and are looking okay.”

No further details were given. We could not reach her for more information.

The kidnappers had made a ransom demand of N300 million naira.

THEWILL was not able to confirm if a ransom was paid for their release.

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