Gunmen Abduct ‘Several Passengers’ Along Benin-Auchi Road
An Abuja bound commercial bus traveling from Benin between Ehor and Iruekpen, was on Tuesday, December 22, attacked by unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers.
The gunmen were said to have attacked travelers on the Benin-Auchi road and abducted unspecified number of passengers.
According to sources, several of the passengers “were forcefully taken into the bush”.
Recall gunmen held siege to this same road December 3 and took a reasonable number of passengers hostage.
Spokesperson of Edo State Police Command, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, could not respond to calls and SMS sent to his mobile phone.
In other report, Police in Lagos state have arrested ten persons for attacking the men of Lagos state environmental sanitation enforcement agency (Taskforce) during an enforcement of the State’s traffic laws on Tuesday, December 22.
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