Gunmen Abduct Three Family Members in Kogi

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Unknown gunmen have abducted three family members in Kogi State.

It was gathered that the incident happened on Monday night at Greenland community behind 500 Housing Estate, Ganaja, in Ajaokuta Local Government Area of the State.

According to eyewitnesses, the incident occurred at about 9 pm on Monday as residents within the community scampered for safety. The gunmen were said to have come with a Toyota Siena bus, shooting sporadically to kidnap their prime target, a retired security officer.

The Chairman of the Greenland community, Paul Atabor who confirmed the incident explained that the incident had been reported to the C Division of the Nigeria Police Force and the Department of State Services (DSS).

The Chairman further hinted that the community on Wednesday morning received a notice from suspected kidnappers that they are coming back to kidnap more victims.

One of the family members of the kidnap victim, who craved anonymity because he was not authorized to speak, told our correspondent that the kidnappers had contacted the family members and are demanding a ransom to release their victims.

Meanwhile, the Police Public Relations Officer in Kogi State, SP William Ovye Aya, said the headquarter is yet to be briefed about the incident.

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