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Police Fake Ignorance As 15 Travellers Allegedly Abducted By Suspected Herdsmen

There was alarm in Imo State, on Thursday, after suspected herders snatched no less than 15 travelers. 

The occurrence, which happened on the Aboh-Umulolo Road in the Okigwe Local Government Area of the state, increased the weakness in the state. 

People in the area said that the Sienna vehicle was ambushed by Gunmen and they were forced to stop. The Sienna vehicle is owned by the Imo Transport Company.

As per reports, only three people were abducted from the ITC transport. An indigene said the suspects walked the people the victims into the Arondizuogu Forest. 

Two months prior, a Catholic minister, Prof Marcel Onyeocha, of the Imo State University, Owerri, was abducted on the same route, while getting back from Enugu. 

The State police had in an articulation then, at that point affirmed that the minister was hijacked by herders. At the point when reached on the most recent occurrence, the police said they had no data yet about the travelers' kidnap.

The police spokeman, Bala Elkana, said he had not been advised on the turn of events.

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