Navy rescues three expatriates from their captors » Tribune Online


The Nigerian Navy says it has rescued three Sterling Oil expatriates recently abducted by gunmen on-board MV AMBIKA off Ramos River, Agge Community in Bayelsa.

Rear Adm. Saidu Garba, the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command announced this at a news briefing on Thursday in Warri.

Garba said that the abductees included an Indian, Mr Varonray Anandan, 29 and two Russians, Mr Roman Dmitriev, 34 and Mr Mikhail Finenko, 31.

Garba, who was flanked by Rear Adm. Ibrahim Dewu, Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) DELTA and other top military personnel said the victims were kidnapped on January 2.

The FOC added that the victims were rescued on Jan. 7 by a combined team of the Nigerian…

Source: Nigerian Tribune