Gunmen kidnap policeman, four others in Edo

Gunmen kidnap policeman, four others in Edo

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a police officer and four other persons. The victim simply identified as DSP Godwin, was abducted along with four other persons at Ubiaja, headquarters of Esan South East Local Government Area. It was learnt that DSP Godwin was travelling to Asaba when the vehicle he was travelling in

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a police officer and four other persons.

The victim simply identified as DSP Godwin, was abducted along with four other persons at Ubiaja, headquarters of Esan South East Local Government Area.

It was learnt that DSP Godwin was travelling to Asaba when the vehicle he was travelling in was stopped by the gunmen who were on the road apparently for kidnapping.

Police sources said DSP Godwin and others were taken into the bush.

It was gathered that the police have mobilised tactical team to forest reserves around the Ewatto, Ubiaja, Okhu’Esan village with the view to rescuing their colleague.

Spokesman of the Nigerian Police, Edo State Command, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, confirmed the incident.

But, he said there will soon be something to charge about, following the prompt intervention of a tactical team of security operatives who are combing the forest.

He said the Command is doing something to locate the tactical team at Ubiaja division.

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