Abducted Indian principal regains freedom in Nigeria

October 30th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI  

Lagos (Nigeria, Africa), Oct. 30 (ANI): The Indian-born principal of the Exxon Mobil Pegasus Schools in Eket in southeast Nigeria’s Akwa Ibom, Lakshmi Tombush, has been released.

Unidentified gunmen abducted Tombush on October 13 and killed her police orderly and driver. Her car was abandoned on the Grace Bill Road in Eket, Xinhua reports.

She was released on October 28 in a location in the Okon area of Akwa Ibom.

Tombush manages Pegasus Schools, funded by Mobil Producing Nigeria (NPN), the operator of the MPN/NNPC Joint Venture in Akwa Ibom, for staff children and some members of its host communities as part of its social responsibilities. (ANI)

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