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Gunmen kidnap five passengers in Rivers

Sep 19, 2022

Five passengers travelling in a commercial bus have been kidnapped by gunmen at Emuoha-Kalabari Road in Rivers State.

 

The gunmen shot sporadically after ambushing the vehicle at a bad spot in the area at about 8pm on Saturday September 17.

 

They reportedly took the driver and seven passengers into a nearby bush.

 

Police spokesperson Grace Iringe-koko who revealed that the command is yet to get a clear picture of the incident, told newsmen that the State Commissioner of Police had already called a meeting of stakeholders in the area to get to the root of the matter.

 

She said; 

 

“The CP has called stakeholders, including the local government chairmen and the anti-cultism. He has deployed anti-kidnapping and other tactical unit to comb the area”.

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