The traditional ruler of Mbutu ancient kingdom in the Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State, Damian Nwaigwe has been freed.
He was kidnapped from his palace by his abductors on Thursday.
The monarch was rescued on Saturday and reunited with his family.
The state police spokesperson, Micheal Abattam confirmed the development.
Abattam said, “The abduction royal father, HRH Eze Damian Nwaigwe of Mbutu ancient Kingdom, who was kidnapped on December 9, at about 0300 hours in his residence has been rescued unhurt and reunited with his family.”