Hotmedia
SECURITYBUSINESSLATEST

Just In: Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Anambra Businessman Who Returned Home For Christmas

There has been serious tension in Umuchu town in Aguata Local Government area of Anambra State for the past two days following the kidnapping of the Managing Director of People’s Bookshop, Ogbuehi Pius Egwuekwe, by unknown gunmen in front of his palatial home.

According to report, Ogbuehi Egwuekwe was on Friday whisked away by the bandits in front of his house and taken to an unknown place probably in order to demand for ransom.

He was said to have driven down from Zaria in the Northern part of the country with his driver to his village in Ibughubu Umuchu to celebrate this year’s Christmas with his family.

READ ALSO : Hoodlums Set Ebonyi APC Chairman’s House Ablaze

However, everything turned to a sad experience after his driver drove for several hours from the North and on getting home to enter his gate, some armed men accosted the driver at gun point. When the driver stopped, they were said to have opened the vehicle and forcefully took away Egwuekwe to an unknown place.

The matter was reported to the Police, who reportedly moved into action but their actions have not yielded any result yet as the victim has not been rescued and no suspect has been arrested as at the time of filing this report.

The victim, Ogbuehi Egwuekwe, was said to have returned late in the evening due to the long distance journey from Zaria before the sad incident.

The alleged kidnapping has thrown the whole community into panic and serious tension as many feared that people in the community were no longer safe considering how the plot was perfected with ease without drawing the attention of members of the vigilante group put in place.

Some members of the community suspected that it was an insider who may have leaked information of the victim’s return with his driver to the village.

Related posts

Certificate Saga: APC Presidential Candidate, Tinubu Says He Dropped Out From Secondary School Due To Poverty

Hotmedia

Elizabeth 11 Backed Nigeria During Biafran War – Buhari

Hotmedia

Breaking News: Amidst Massive Resignation Of NWC, PDP BOT Member Joins APC

Hotmedia

In Edo: Police Destroyed Alleged Kidnappers House, Made Away N800,000(Photos)

Hotmedia

Just In: Buhari To Present N19.76tn 2023 Budget To NASS On Friday

Hotmedia

Breaking: Terrorists Bombed Catholic Church, Kill Over 30 Worshippers In Ondo

Hotmedia

Leave a Comment