Five individuals had been on Saturday night time abducted by means of gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen as regards to Aguleri neighborhood, Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The sufferers are mentioned to hail from Aguleri, the place the state governor, Willie Obiano additionally comes from, and had been coming back from Awka, the state capital, the place they attended a marriage rite once they had been taken.
A sufferer, who escaped abduction who gave his identify as Chidi narrated his enjoy in an audio clip which is being circulated in social media.
“I escaped. My Aguleri brothers were captured by them. I don’t know if they were killed or not. Four men and one lady from Aguleri were taken away. There were shootings in the area but I escaped.”
Spokesperson of the Anambra State Police Command, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, Tochukwu Ikenga showed the incident in a phone interview with DAILY POST.
He mentioned that of the 5 abducted individuals, two had been rescued by means of police operatives led by means of the District Police Officer of Otuocha department, whilst the id of the abductors was once but to be ascertained.
“It was once a kidnap incident and it came about at night time. Five individuals had been abducted however the operatives led by means of the DPO Otuocha briefly moved into motion and rescued two individuals. They are nonetheless in manhunt to rescue the opposite 3.
“The abducted persons are five in number. Four men and a lady. The lady and one of the men was, however, rescued, while three male victims are still in captivity,” he mentioned.