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Gunmen kidnap aged father, son, another in Delta community

No fewer than three people including an aged man identified as Pa. Ojeogwu have been abducted by suspected kidnappers in Obior, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta state.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the aged man’s son identified as Elvis and a family friend were also abducted.

According to a source, the gunmen stormed the home of the old man to who was alone in the house as of the time of the operation.

“Elvis went to the village to see his father on Sunday. He was with his father and a friend when the gunmen entered their house and whisk three of them away.

“The armed gunmen operated so fast. They brandished weapons, threatening to kill anybody who dared to resist the abduction.

“Elvis is a popular and rich man in Asaba, so we are surprised at this incident. Now the whole community is anxious; we have not received any contact from the abductors,” the source said.

Reacting to the incident, the Public Relations Officer of the state police command, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya confirmed the incident.

DSP Onome said that the police have launched a manhunt with a view to arresting the kidnappers.

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