Police Rescue Missing 12-Year-Old Girl From Forest


Police have rescued a 12-year-old girl, Franklyn Chioma-Blessing, who was declared missing in Port Harcourt this week.

Chioma-Blessing was rescued from a forest in Igboo-Kingdom, Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State.

She was reported to have left her house on Thursday for school but never got to the school.

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According to reports, operatives of the Nigeria Police stormed a forest in Igboo-Etche where the victim was rescued on Saturday.


It is unclear if Chioma-Blessing was kidnapped for ransom or other reasons.

The state Police Command is yet to give an official statement on the matter.

Igbo-Etche has been touted to be a destination of kidnappers in the state, as several persons kidnapped have been rescued from there.


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