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Gunmen Kidnap Ex-Chairman Of Imo Traditional Rulers Council

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Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen have reportedly kidnapped Eze Samuel Agunwa Ohiri who is the former chairman of the Imo State Council of Traditional Rulers.

The Eastern Updates gathered that the monarch was taken by the hoodlums from his home in Orodo Mbaitoli LGA, Imo State, early on Saturday morning.

The respected traditional ruler, who is the traditional ruler of the Orodo autonomous community in Mbaitoli LGA of Imo was reportedly carried to an undisclosed location by the mysterious gunmen, who have not released a statement or contacted the family.

A community source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told reporters on Sunday that “His Royal Majesty, Former Ezeimo, Eze Samuel Agunwa Ohiri has been kidnapped by unknown persons from his residence at Odumara Orodo in Mbaitoli LGA Owerri, Imo State.”

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He said the four-man gang, heavily armed, with a green-colored Toyota Highlander, kidnapped former Ezeimo while his cousin escaped. The kidnappers abducted Ezeimo and drove towards Umaka-Orlu road.

Confirming the ugly development Henry Okoye, Imo police command spokesperson, said the command has commenced an intense investigation.

He further said, “We have taken some affirmative steps towards ensuring that the victim is rescued and that his kidnappers are arrested and made to face the full wrath of the law. Updates on this case will be communicated in due course.”

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