- He was ambushed by the gunmen
In Nigeria’s South-East, a retired Major-General, known as Maj Gen RC Duru (rtd), was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in Orji General area, Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State.
The incident occurred last weekend when the Major-General was driving his black Mercedes Benz ML jeep and was ambushed by the gunmen. The situation is currently under investigation.
“He was kidnapped by 4 persons in a Toyota Sienna,” a signal obtained by SaharaReporters read.
“The kidnappers went with his vehicle and checkpoints were informed. His phone 08033567459 was tracked to Mba Itoli in Imo State before it was switched off.
“Efforts are ongoing to locate the kidnappers and rescue the rtd General. All are requested to make efforts using all contacts (though discretely) to hasten return of the kidnapped General.
“Maj Gen Duru is a member of 33rd Regular and NDC 18.”
Security has deteriorated in the South-East with frequent attacks by armed persons in recent times.
Anambra and Imo states have witnessed some of the deadly attacks in the region.