By Osahon Osahon
Edo State Police Command Monday evening confirmed the Abduction of a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, Owere Dickson Imasogie, by a five-man gang of kidnappers.
The Edo south senatorial district PDP leader, his driver and one other person were allegedly kidnapped at about 7 am in his farm, located along Agbor Road, Benin City.
Edo Police Command spokesman, SP Kontongs Bello, who confirm the incident, said gunmen stormed his farm in the village and kidnapped him at gun point.
He added that the victims were taken through the swamp to an unknown destination.
“The gunmen numbering about five stormed the farm with AK 47 rifle, one pump action gun, two battle axe at the hour of 7 and kidnapped him,” Bello said.
He added that the police are on the trail of the kidnappers to ensure the release of the victims unhurt.