Gunmen kidnaps Monarch in Rivers state


Unknown gunmen yesterday morning
kidnapped the paramount ruler of Mgbuolua in
Rundele Community, Emohua Local Government
Area of Rivers State, Eze, G.A.O Omodu.
Vanguard gathered that the Monarch was
abducted at his residence and whisked away to
an unknown destination with his car on
gunpoint.
Meanwhile, the Public Relations Officer of the
state police command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni,
confirmed the development, stating that security
operatives have been deployed to the area to
ensure the rescue of the victim.
Omoni said: “We are aware and our men have
been deployed to the area to ensure the safe and
quick release of the victim. There is no cause for
alarm. The monarch will be rescued.”
Mr. Alex Igbeni, a resident of the area, who
confirmed the incident to our reporter, said the
victim’s car was later recovered between
Rumuji and Ndele axis of the East-West road,
adding that the community has been thrown into
panic.
Igbani revealed that the youths of the area have
swing into action by going into the forests
around the community in search of the
monarch.
He said: “Round 2:30a.m. today (Tuesday)
unknown gunmen invaded the house of the
paramount ruler of Mgbuolua who just travelled
home with his family yesterday for the Christmas
and kidnapped him and also made away with his
car.
“But his car was found at the boundary between
Ndele and Rumuji communities axis of the East-
West road. We believe that the kidnappers took
him through the bush there, let the security
operatives help us.

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