Gunmen Kidnap PDP Member In Edo, Demand N20M Ransom
According to DAILYPOST, suspected kidnappers allegedly abducted a member of the People Democratic Party, (PDP), Mr Ugbo Iyiriaro.
The alleged kidnap took place along Benin-Abraka road between Ugo and Ugboko community, Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State.
DAILYPOST gathered that the victim had left Benin on Tuesday to attend to an issue of urgent importance but the journey was however aborted halfway.
According to sources; the man was driving to his community ‘Umoghunokhua’ with the plan of returning to Benin before he was abducted.
The kidnappers have since contacted relatives of the victim and demanded N20 million as ransom.
As at the time of filing this report, phone calls to the Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, SP Bello Kontongs, were unanswered.
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