Information reaching 247ureports.com from sources in Anambra indicate that the traditional ruler of Ukpo, Dunukofia LGA in Anambra state, Igwe Robert Eze , was kidnapped on Sunday at noon. The Police Public Relations Officer [PPRO], Mr. Chukwuemeka confirmed the incident.
Mr Chukwuemeka also noted that the Police in Anambra are presently being debriefed on the issue. “No contacts have been made with the kidnappers“, he said while promising that the police will get to culprits sooner than later.
As gathered, the Igwe was kidnapped after he returned from Sunday Church Service. Eyewitness reports indicate that the kidnappers arrived the home of the Igwe firing sporadic shots into the air. The nearby residents were reported to have scattered for their safety – as the kidnappers made away with the Igwe.
The Igwe was said to have attention a wedding reception for a relative in Awka yesterday. Security sources believe that he was being trailed as he left the wedding event in Awka.