Gunmen abduct PUNCH reporter, 2 others in Abuja




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Adamu, IGP

ABUJA – Gunmen have abducted a PUNCH journalist, Okechukwu Nnodim, at his in the Arab road area of Kubwa, Abuja, Wednesday night.

The also attacked his neighbours and went away with the two sons of a widow, Mrs Faith Gbeyide.

Narrating the incident ,  Nnodim’s wife, Oluchi explained her husband was working his laptop when five strange men scaled the fence and entered their compound while ordering them to the door.

She said the gunmen fired several shots at the windows and subsequently pulled down the burglary proof after which they forced the front door.

“My husband asked me to stay with the children in their room. heard the men asking him to bring out but he told them he didn’t have in the .

“They took phones and marched him out of the . They went to neighbour’s house and also abducted her two sons.”

Madam Gbeyide explained her son opened the door when the men threatened to kill them if they refused.

She stated, “They took the N9,000 in my purse, upturned the television set in the room, and went away with my first son. My son started following them and they also took him away.”

The FCT spokesperson, ASP Miriam Yusuf, confirmed the incident. (PUNCH)