Gunmen Kidnap Punch Reporter, Others, In Abuja

February 5, 2021
3 Views

A reporter with Punch newspaper, Okechukwu Nnodim, has been abducted by yet to be identified persons at his house in the Arab road area of Kubwa, Abuja on Wednesday night, February 3.

The kidnappers also attacked his neighbors and went away with the two sons of a widow, Mrs Faith Gbeyide.

According to Oluchi, the wife of the abducted Punch reporter, her husband was working on his laptop when five strange men scaled the fence, entered their compound, and ordered them to open the door. She said the gunmen fired several shots at the windows, pulled down the burglary proof after which they forced open the front door.

“My husband asked me to stay with the children in their room. I heard the men asking him to bring out money but he told them he didn’t have money in the house.

They took our phones and marched him out of the house. They went to our neighbour’s house and also abducted her two sons.”Oluchi said

On her part, the widow whose sons were abducted said that her son opened the door after the men threatened to kill them if they refused.

”They took the N9,000 in my purse, upturned the TV set in the room and went away with my first son. My second son started following them and they also took him away.”Mrs Gbeyide said

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the FCT police command, Miriam Yusuf, said efforts were on to rescue the victims and apprehend the perpetrators.

You may be interested

Governor Ayade’s Aide Threatens To Commit Suicide Over Non-Payment Of Salary [Video]
News
News

Governor Ayade’s Aide Threatens To Commit Suicide Over Non-Payment Of Salary [Video]

Webby - February 24, 2021

Freeman Godwin, an appointee of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, has threatened to kill himself over unpaid salaries…

Niger Delta Militants Threatens To Destroy Infrastructures In Abuja And Lagos [Video]
News
1 views
News
1 views

Niger Delta Militants Threatens To Destroy Infrastructures In Abuja And Lagos [Video]

Webby - February 24, 2021

Niger Delta Militants under the aegis of Supreme Egbesu Liberation Fighters have threatened to destroy infrastructure in Lagos and Abuja.…

Boko Haram Kills 10 People, Injures 21 Others During Fresh Attacks In Maiduguri
News
News

Boko Haram Kills 10 People, Injures 21 Others During Fresh Attacks In Maiduguri

Webby - February 24, 2021

Boko Haram terrorists have killed 10 people and injured 21 others with mortar shells during fresh attacks in Maiduguri, Borno…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.