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Photos: Nigerian Student Kidnapped In New York Rescued, 6 Suspects Charged

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Photos: Nigerian Student Kidnapped In New York Rescued, 6 Suspects Charged

December 8, 2015 – Pictures: Nigerian Student Kidnapped In New York Rescued, 6 Suspects Charged

Meet Ani Okeke Ewo, a young Nigerian student kidnapped at gunpoint on Sunday in New York.

21-year-old Okeke was kidnapped alongside his colleague at the University of Rochester on the 5th of December. The victims were tortured by their kidnappers in a home where they were kept for hours before SWAT team finally rescued them.

Six criminals have been arrested and charged in connection with the kidnap.

Rochester police revealed the identities of the suspects as 23-year-old Dennis Perez, 20-year-old Leah Gigliotti, 19-year-old Samantha Hughes, 19-year-old Ruth Lora, 26-year-old Lydell Strickland and 19-year-old Inalia Rolldan.

There were all charged with 2nd-degree kidnapping.

Ani Okeke Ewo suffered gunshot wounds to the leg. He is currently being treated at the hospital.

3 Comments

3 Comments

  1. ocpeace

    December 8, 2015 at 7:21 PM

    As a father, I doubt leaving my children to leave this country for education. the whole world is not safe. stay at home and make Nigeria great…..08057323826

    • RAPO

      December 9, 2015 at 7:42 AM

      Stay home to do what!!! When your brothers has made all the roads in Nigeria unsafe to plight due to there armrubbery nature.

  2. Lola O

    December 8, 2015 at 9:03 PM

    Thank God for those boys being found alive and well. To Naijagists also, Kudos for accurately reporting this story. I am so proud and my confidence in your credibility has been elevated. As a New York State resident,I received an alert on my cell phone on Sunday December 6th about those missing boys. We pray that no evil shall befall us and our loved ones as this year 2015 draws to an end, amen.

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