Gunmen storm Bayelsa community, abduct one

Police in Bayelsa State said a man was on Sunday abducted by unknown gunmen at Igbedi Community in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Bayelsa, Asinim Butswat, said in an email to PREMIUM TIMES that Dunkan Eke, an engineer, was kidnapped at about 12.40pm.

​Mr. ​Eke’s abductors also shot and wounded one Ezekiel Obata, said to be a clergy, police said.
Details of the attack were not immediately clear.

Mr. Butswat said the wounded clergy was taken to a clinic in Polaku where he was responding to treatment, while the police were intensifying effort to rescue the abducted engineer and arrest his abductors.

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