A community in Ughelli South LG went into jubilation as army released three villagers suspected to have links with militants.
Vincent Ekeke, Henry Koko, a pregnant woman, Rachael Abbahwere and Madam Amrevweatefa Odada, septuagenarian, were arrested on Aug 31, 2016.
The military had accused them of having link with militants, but released the septuagenarian on Sept 4, 2016.
The remaining three were released from the military police custody in 3 Battalion, Effurun Nigerian Army Barrack at about 2:00 p.m.
Responding, Mr Goddy Akpojotor, elder brother to Koko one of the freed detainees expressed joy at the freedom.
''The three others were released to us today unconditionally. Akperhe has been in jubilation, we give glory to God,'' he said.