Two abducted in Army Estate

Two persons were on Thursday night kidnapped when gunmen invaded the Nigerian Post Army estate in Abuja, Vanguard reported.

The wife and one of the in-laws of a legal practitioner Cyril Adikwu, were whisked away during the incident that occurred at about 10:00 p.m. in the Phase 2 area of the Estate.

A source, Austine John, who claimed to be a neighbour to the hostage alleged that the kidnappers came in and started shooting while they invaded the Barrister’s house and took away his wife and in-law while the barrister escaped.

He said, “It all started at about 10:00 We suddenly started hearing gunshots, and immediately we knew something was wrong. I quickly went out to make sure my gate was well locked.

TheNewspad reports security has been beefed up amid heightened tension in the locality.

A Press statement from the Nigeria Police authorities is being awaited.

More to come…

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