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Gunmen kidnap monarch’s police orderly, driver in Rivers

The Police Command in Rivers has confirmed the kidnapping of a preferred conventional ruler’s police orderly and driver by suspected kidnappers in Rivers.

The News Agency of Nigeria experiences that gunmen had invaded the residence of Chief Cornwell Ihunwo, the Paramount Ruler of Rumu-Elechi, Nkpolu Orowurokwo round 8pm on Saturday.

NAN additionally experiences that the gunmen had invaded the place with the intention of abducting the standard ruler however couldn’t discover him.

The hoodlums then took the royal father’s police orderly and driver at gunpoint to an undisclosed location.

A spokesperson for the police command, SP Grace Iringe-Koko, mentioned in a press release issued in Port Harcourt on Sunday that the command’s tactical group had been deployed to rescue the victims.

“The Commissioner of Police, Olatunji Rilwan, has ordered the swift arrest of the perpetrators to face the total wrath of the regulation.

“The Octopus Strike Force unit has already commenced a full-scale investigation to ensure the victims regain their freedom unhurt,” she acknowledged.

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Iringe-Koko mentioned that Disu had visited the scene of the kidnapping for an on-the-spot evaluation.

Chief Security Officer of Nkpolu Orowurokwo neighborhood, Godstime Ihunwo, instructed newsmen that the standard ruler was unhurt throughout the incident.

“At about 9pm on Saturday, I acquired a name concerning HRM Ihunwo’s abduction. I instantly rushed to his home on Eagle Island, the place I met him.

“Chief Ihunwo told me that the gunmen had taken away his driver and police orderly,” he mentioned.

NAN gathered that Ihunwo is the youthful brother of Victor Ihunwo, a former Chairman of Port Harcourt City Local Government Council.

(NAN)

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