Gunmen Kidnap Teachers, Engineer In Delta School
Armed gunmen stormed Awhire-Agbarha-otor community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state and invaded the community secondary school where they kidnapped two teachers and an engineer attached to a contracting firm.
Our correspondent from Delta, Dele Fasan file this report
The kidnappers numbering three according to the students stormed the school premises by mid-day armed with assault rifles, took the three victims in the full glare of the students and teachers who scampered for safety on sighting the kidnappers.
According to the Ughelli police area commander Mr Awosola Awotunde who confirmed the report and gave the names of the teachers as Mrs Elizabeth Ureubu and Mr Emma Ekperu, stated that the police will do everything within its power to ensure that the abductors are arrested.
In the same vein, a member of the community vigilante group who spoke in confidence said that the teachers were driven in the Honda Accord car belonging to one of the teachers, which was later abandoned in a nearby community.
As at the time of filing this report, no contact has been made by the kidnappers regarding the payment of ransom. It will be recalled that some suspects were last week arrested by the Delta police command over the abduction of a six month old baby