Authorities in River State has disclosed the abduction of about nine occupants of a commercial vehicle by unknown gunmen in Rivers State.
It was gathered that the victims were whisked away to an unknown destination around 8 pm, Wednesday, along the Evekwu axis of the East-West road, Emohua Local Government Area of the state.
A source, Mr Prince Chukwu, said: “Bad boys kidnapped nine persons between Evekwu and Rumuodogo. Before the policemen at Elibra Junction could get there, the boys have already moved with the victims into the bush.
He advised the government to restore the disbanded ONELGA Security Peace and Advisory Committee, OSPAC, in the area to help curb the resurgence of criminal activities on the road and in communities in the local goverment area.
However, the spokesperson of the Rivers State Police Command, Grace Iringe-Koko, said she has contacted the DPO in the area and that the DPO said no such incident happened.