Nigeria Police operatives have rescued an American lady confined in a Lagos hotel where she was held against her wish for over a year. Force spokesman, Frank Mba, made this known in a statement on Sunday.
The victim, from Washington DC, is a retired civil servant in the United States. She arrived Nigeria on 13th February, 2019 on a visit to a Nigerian, Chukwuebuka Kasi Obiaku.
The 34-year-old is a native of Ikeduru LGA of Imo State. The duo met on Facebook.
The victim was freed by agents attached to the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Ogun State annex.
The operation followed information received from a Nigerian in the Meiran area of Lagos State.
The Police described Obiaku, a graduate of Business Administration and Management, as an internet fraudster who has defrauded many both locally and internationally.