Bandits kidnap 2 persons conveying corpse to Abia state

Two persons conveying a corpse to Isuikwuato community in Abia State from Abraka in Delta State have been kidnapped.


Vanguard reports that the victims were kidnapped around Umunneochi/Ihube Okigwe axis of the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway where the bandits intercepted the hearse conveying the corpse, whisked away the occupants and abandoned the coffin in the vehicle on the road.

He said the woman’s daughter later escaped from the captors by providence while the driver and the other man are still being held captive, adding that they had informed the Divisional Police Officer in Isuikwuato for intervention.


The state police command is yet to comment on this incident.