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Delta: Gunmen Kidnap Naval Personnel, Demand N4Million Ransom




By Omonigho Odens

Gunmen have kidnapped a naval personnel, identified as Kola, along the Sapele/Benin Road in Delta State, Oasis Magazine (OM) can report.

It was learnt that the kidnappers are currently demanding for Four Million Naira ransom from the families of the abducted security operative.

OM gathered that the Kola was returning from a course in Sapele when the gunmen attacked and kidnapped him to the forest.

At the time of filing this report, the Police are combing the area with a view to rescue the victim unhurt.

The Delta State Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, confirmed the report in a chat with our correspondent.

DSP Aniamaka said: “There is a report of kidnap. The person allegedly kidnapped is a Seaman. His name is Omoniyi K. D.

“He was last seen in the evening of 29th when he drove out of the Naval Engineering College, Sapele in his Toyota Picnic vehicle.

“The hoodlums called with his old number and are demanding for Four Million Naira.

“The Police is doing everything possible with all the relevant security agencies towards his rescue and the apprehension of the hoodlums.”

The Commander of the Nigeria Navy Ship, NNS Delta, Commodore Ibrahim Dewu did not pick calls neither replied text messages sent to his mobile phone number for over three hours now.

At the time of filing this report, there is serious tension within the area where the incident occurred.


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