Panic in Rivers as Gunmen Set Ablaze Commercial Bus, Whisk Away 14 Passengers
LAGOS AUGUST 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There was panic in Rivers state on Friday as a commercial bus conveying about 14 passengers from Port Harcourt, the state capital to Omoku in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of the state was intercepted by men suspected to be kidnappers.
The incident happened on the Elele-Ikiri-Omoku Road at about 4pm during which the hoodlums reportedly ordered the passengers out of the vehicle marked ONELGA Link, set it ablaze and whisked them away in their vehicle.
The kidnappers were said to have forced the vehicle to a halt shortly after it negotiated through a sharp bend.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Nnamdi Omoni, when contacted, said he had little or no details on the incident.
Hear him, “I’m not in the know officially. I will speak on the matter when I get full details.”