The Delta Police Command has confirmed the abduction of a woman, Rukky Eneru, by unknown gunmen in Uvwie Local Government Area.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Celestina Kalu, confirmed the incident to journalists on Monday in Warri.
The police spokesperson said that efforts were ongoing to rescue the victim unhurt and also apprehend the suspects.
“We have already spread our dragnet to rescue the victim as well as apprehend the hoodlums to face the law,” she said.
Ms. Kalu said Ms. Eneru was abducted by unknown gunmen at about 6 a.m. on her way to church on Sunday in Isoko Estate near Airport road.
Witnesses said the hoodlums numbering three, allegedly forced the victim into her dark-coloured Toyota Camry car and later transferred her to another car and whisked away.
“Her car was later abandoned by the hoodlums at a spot.
“The operatives of the Warri Area Command and the patrol team at Ugborikoko Police Station, the jurisdiction where the incident occurred made efforts to rescue the victim when they got the information..
“The kidnappers are yet to make any contact or demand for ransom,” she said.