2 APC Leaders Kidnapped In Mile 1 Diobu Port Harcourt Rivers State
Barrister John Joseph & Stephenson Abducted While Returning From Political Meeting
Some suspected political thugs have kidnapped two legal practitioners in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital.
The Lawyers, John Joseph, Ward 8 APC leader in Emohua Local Government Area of the state, and another simply identified as Barrister Stephenson was reportedly abducted in Iloabuchi area of Mile 1 Diobu, in Port Harcourt City Local Government of the State.
Sources close to one of the victims confirmed the incident to newsmen in Port Harcourt, on Monday, said the duo were returning from a political meeting from the Government reservation Area of the state capital when they were ambushed and taken to yet to be known place.
The sources who would not want his name on print said blood stain was found in the car they were kidnapped from, adding that the vehicle was recovered behind Rivers State University, by police officers attached to Iloabuchi Division.
Also speaking, a family member of one of the victims simply identified as Joseph said the abductors are yet to contact them, he appealed to the kidnappers to free the Lawyers unconditionally and unhurt.
Military personnel deployed along Eagle Island road has also confirmed hearing gunshots within the area, where the victim’s car was recovered.
The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Nnamdi Omoni, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), could not confirm the report as at the time of filing the report.