by on January 16, 2020
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Makurdi Some armed men suspected to be kidnappers on Wednesday abducted Peter Onogwu, a former officer of the Department of State Security (DSS) in Benue state.

DAILY INDEPENDENT gathered that the abductors who were heavily armed abducted the victim, popularly known as Naraguta along theOtukpo-Utonkon-Igumale Road.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Benue State Command, Sewuese Anene, confirmed the incident, adding that the police were already investigating the incident.

According to her, The former DSS man was kidnapped yesterday. Our men are already trailing the kidnappers.

However, as at the time of filingthis report, the abductors were yet to make any demands.

It was also learnt that the abductors ambushed their victim and after forcing him out of his car into theirs, they took him to an unknown destination.

The victim, who operates a four-star hotel in Igumale, headquarters of Ado Local Government Area (LGA) of the state, was picked by his assailantsin front of the proposed Igumale Cement Factory on his way back from Otukpo, Otukpo LGA at about 5 pm.

DAILY INDEPENDENT also learnt that theabduction of the victim is coming barely a month after another businessman from the area was kidnapped and made to pay millions of naira before he was released from the clutches of kidnappers.

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