LOCAL AFRICAN REALITY

Latest update

Saturday, 6 July 2019

Edo: Gunmen abduct 2 Chinese nationals, kill security personnel

Two Chinese nationals working with a glass and aluminum company in Benin City, the Edo State capital, have been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen.

It was gathered that a policeman attached to them was killed during the kidnap operation.
It was further gathered that the victims were abducted, on Wednesday evening, at Utesi community, (a suburb of Benin) on the Benin-Auchi Road, where their company is located after the close of work.


The victims were said to be on their way home when the gunmen blocked their vehicle and abducted them after killing the security officer attached to them.


A source who spoke with our reporter in trust said: “As soon as the victims came out of the company, the gunmen who apparently had been waiting for them, started trailing them.”
The source said the gunmen killed the security officer attached to the victims while shooting sporadically before abducting the victims.


When contacted, the Edo State Commissioner of Police, DanMallam Muhammed, confirmed the incident.


“Yes, the incident was reported to us yesterday. We are working hard to rescue them from the kidnappers,” he said.
Danmallam said the security personnel attached to the victim was killed during the process of abduction.


The commissioner assured that the perpetrators would be apprehended and brought to justice. (The Sun)

No comments:

Disclaimer
Most News articles reported on LOCAL AFRICAN REALITY are a reflection of what is published in the media. LOCAL AFRICAN REALITY is not in a position to verify the accuracy of daily news articles, however, we ensure that only news articles from credible sources are reflected in this service. Independent opinions which are mailed to us may also be published from time to time at our discretion, however the sources for these independent articles will be clearly stated.


Share your story with us: SMS: +23409067561649, Whatsapp: +2349067561649, Email: localafricanreality@gmail.com or qubesentertainmentmagazine@yahoo.com
Receive Alerts on: Whatsapp: +2349067561649, Twitter: @localafricanr