Gunmen abduct traditional ruler, two others in Bayelsa
In Otuabula community, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, gunmen are suspected of kidnapping a traditional ruler and two other people, Ejes Gist Newspaper Reports.
According to reports, a group of heavily armed gunmen entered the town at 1 a.m. on Monday, grabbed the deputy paramount ruler, Chief Otia Isomom, Mrs Lucy Osain, and Mr Friday Abah, and sped away in a waiting speedboat.
According to a community source who confirmed the occurrence to Tribune Online, a local who happened to be nearby was stabbed with a dagger but escaped being killed in the process.
Meanwhile, On Sunday, gunmen set fire to a truck carrying with cows on Uga-Ezinifite Road in Anambra State’s Aguata Local Government Area.
An eyewitness stated the truck was being driven by northerners before it was ambushed by gunmen who set it on fire in a video posted online.
According to the individual who captured the footage, no one was hurt in the event.
“Good morning everyone,” he began. “Unknown gunmen recently attacked Hausa guys carrying cows early Sunday morning.” The gunmen did not kill anyone, but the driver was seriously injured. As you can see, they’ve set fire to this truck. This is a fully loaded cattle trailer.
“Unknown gunmen attacked between Ezinifite and Uga on the Ezinifite road. “This is real-time; it just happened.”
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Unknown gunmen killed around 20 cows and several goats at the Nkwo Igboukwu market in Anambra’s Aguata local government area exactly a month ago.
Following the occurrence, some neighbors were put into a state of uncertainty and congregated around the dead livestock, debating what had happened.
According to the videos, some of the traders ran because they thought the gunman would attack them again. They returned, however, when they realized their supposition was incorrect.
“People can just start fleeing at any time,” a man stated. We’re only being cautious. This is being broadcast live from Igboukwu.”
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