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General News of Saturday, 12 September 2020


Gunmen abduct woman, 33, in Delta

A woman in Delta State was reportedly kidnapped in Ughelli town, Ughelli North council area of the state, Saturday morning.

The woman, identified as Mrs. Akpezi Okpidi, was abducted at 8 am while the she was heading for her shop in Otovwodo, a very busy part of the town.

The 33-years-old victim is believed to have been waylaid along the Ughelli Township Stadium axis of the community, The Nations reports.

A source close to the victim disclosed that she was whisked from her Honda car into a black tinted GLK Benz driven by the suspects.

It was gathered that the suspects, whose numbers could not be ascertained, drove through the Ughelli/Patani Expressway.

“She was kidnapped this morning. She was taken from her car on her way to work. It appears there were no gunshots. No one is over there yet to get a photo,” the source said.

The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, was yet to reply to a text message, asking for the confirmation of the incident as of the time of filing this report.

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