Home » Headlines, Rivers, State News » Seven passengers kidnapped from bus in Rivers State

Seven passengers kidnapped from bus in Rivers State

Seven passengers have been abducted from a commercial bus traveling on a highway in Rivers State, the police have said.

The incident was said to have taken place Wednesday evening along Omoku-Elele Road. The bus was coming from Omoku to Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The police spokesperson in the state, Nnamdi Omoni, told PREMIUM TIMES, Friday morning, that the passengers were yet to be rescued.

Mr. Omoni said the police had recovered the bus. He said the passengers may have been taken inside a bush by their abductors.

The passengers’ manifest is with the police, Mr. Omoni said.

“They (the abductors) came with three motorcycles. One of the motorcycles has been recovered, with the bus,” Mr. Omoni said.

“We understand that they (the passengers) were taken into one of the bushes around. We are combing the bushes.

“We have found cuts on the body of the vehicles, suggesting that they may have attacked the bus before forcing the driver to stop.”

-Saharareporter

Related Posts

EasyFreeAds Blog News Facebook Twitter Myspace Friendfeed Technorati del.icio.us Digg Google Yahoo Buzz StumbleUpon

Short URL: http://newnigerianpolitics.com/?p=48435

Posted by on Jun 17 2017. Filed under Headlines, Rivers, State News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Headlines

NNP BREAKING NEWS:

Categories

Browse Books & Magazines

Featuring Top 4/14 of Books & Magazines

Browse Corruption Politics

Featuring Top 3/95 of Corruption Politics

Justice must be Served: As we remember Ken Saro-Wiwa – 22 years after his murder

Browse NNP Columnists

Featuring Top 10/1207 of NNP Columnists

Browse National Politics

Featuring Top 5/658 of National Politics

Army, police in grand looting of IPOB leader Kanu’s home

--

FEATURED VIDEOS

SEARCH POSTS BY DAY & MONTH

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
4
56789
10
11
1213
1415
1617
18
19202122232425
2627282930

© 2017 New Nigerian Politics. All Rights Reserved. Log in - Designed by Gabfire Themes