- An 85-year-old traditional ruler of the Ezi-Mbieri Autonomous Community in Imo state was kidnapped by armed men
- The victim of the kidnapping is the father of the former Deputy of the southeastern state, Prince Eze Madumere
- The former deputy governor has confirmed the incident and added that the kidnappers also contacted the family
Ikeduru LGA – The father of former Deputy Governor of Imo State Prince Eze Madumere was reportedly kidnapped by armed men in Iho Township in the municipality of Ikeduru.
Channels TV reported that the 89-year-old kidnapped victim was the traditional ruler of the Ezi-Mbieri Autonomous Community in Mbaitoli. is local government.
He was reportedly kidnapped on Friday morning, November 19th, after sporadic gunfire by armed men.
In the meantime Imo State Police Command said it had already started to arrest the suspects.
Traditional rulers were shot dead during a meeting in Imo
In a similar development, armed men recently opened fire on traditional rulers during a meeting in the Njaba local government area, Imo state.
It was feared that the Attack on Tuesday afternoon, October 19, killing about three traditional rulers and injuring several others.
Imo State Police Department spokesman Mike Abatam has reportedly confirmed the attack, adding that three traditional gentleman sher died. Those who sustained gunshot wounds were found to have been rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Panic in Imo State as gunmen kill three and set bicycles on fire
In other news there was on Friday evening the 5th
The rioting gunmen, who operated in about three vehicles, also burned no less than 10 motorcycles and injured an unknown number of people.
In Umulogho, the armed men, whose mission was unknown at the time of going to press, killed three people specifically at the Nwokeisiama intersection. The victims, two men and a woman, were found in a pool of blood.