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Gunmen kidnap couple in Aba


Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped a husband and wife in Ugwunagbo local government area of Abia State.

A sourced disclosed that the incident occurred at around 9:00pm on Saturday and the kidpapped couple were owners of a private school in Umuobasi Ukwu, Umugo community in Ugwunagbo LGA.

It was gathered that the kidnappers who operated in a black coloured Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) trailed the couple while they were on their way back home to buy things that the school was to use for it’s graduation ceremony today (Sunday) in the same community.

“They (husband and wife) were on their way back after buying things for their school’s end of the year party on Sunday.

“The three man gang with Lexus jeep picked both of them leaving behind their three children wandering and crying.

“The Eldest child is about 7-years. They slept without the presence of their parents and they don’t know when their parents are going to come back.

“As we speak, there are fears in the school as people are not sure if the graduation ceremony for today will hold. How is it going to hold when the school proprietors are not around?”

A security agent in Aba who pleaded anonymity disclosed that they have been on the trail of the hoodlums who the source stated were three man gang operating in a black Jeep suspected to have stolen from the owner or belongs to a kidnapped suspect.

“We learnt that they drove off through umuozuo community pathway with their victims.

“We are monitoring things and will go after them as soon as there is lead to their whereabouts.”


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