Gunmen abduct two in Benin


The Edo state Police  command Monday confirmed the abduction of two persons by gunmen in Benin city, Edo State capital.

Dan Mallam Mohammed, the force commissioner in the state said the men were abducted on Sunday morning around the Ogba Zoological Garden Area of airport road.

He adds that the abductors were said to have led their captives through a nearby river to an unknown destination.

Mohammed has however assured that rescue efforts are ongoing to secure the rescue of the victims.

He also revealed that joint action of the police and other security agencies has led to the demolition of kidnappers’ camp in the area.

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