Gunmen Abduct Mother Of First Bank Manager In Delta

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    Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers terrorizing Ughelli and its environs have reportedly kidnapped  the mother of a First Bank branch manager, Piliip Atiku in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State.

    It was learnt that the incident occurred on Sunday, the mother of the first bank manager was reportedly kidnapped at her Oguname-Olomu residence in Ughelli

    AUTHENTIC News Daily  gathered that the victim, Madam Angelina Atiku, aged 65, was abducted by the hoodlums who stormed her residence at about 8pm.

    Details of the incident were still sketchy as at the time of filling this report.

    A source at the scene of the incident disclosed that, ”the gunmen numbering four, forced her into their vehicle and sped off in an operation that lasted less than five minutes”.

    Another source very close to the family said, “as at Monday morning, the hoodlums were yet to establish contact with the family.”

    The incident is coming less than three weeks after a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ward chairman in the area, Paul Onomuakpokpo was assassinated by yet to be identified gunmen.

    When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Onome Onovwakpoyeya confirmed the report. She said, ”yes it is confirmed”

    The state Commissioner of Police, CP Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa also confirmed the incident when contacted. He said, ”the police is aware of the matter”.

    CP Hafiz also said that,  “I heard about it and we are doing something towards ensuring that she is rescued soonest.”


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