Unknown Gunmen Abduct Woman In Delta


Unknown gunmen on Saturday morning abducted a woman identified as Mrs. Akpezi Okpidi, in Ughelli town, Ughelli North council area of Delta state.

It was gathered that Mrs Okpidi was kidnapped when she was headed for her shop in Otovwodo at around 8: 00 am.

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

A source told The Nation that Okpidi 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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