Connect with us

Metro

Woman Killed As Gunmen Kidnap Imo Monarch Travelling With His Little Daughter

Published

on

A woman has been killed on Sunday when unknown gunmen abducted a traditional ruler at Y-Junction, Ubomiri in Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State.

Woman Killed As Gunmen Kidnap Imo Monarch Travelling With His Little Daughter

According to The Nation, the monarch was travelling with his little daughter when the abductors overtook his Range Rover on Orlu Road and forced him to stop during a heavy downpour on Sunday afternoon.

A source said a royal cap belonging to the monarch, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, was found inside the car.

“The man was travelling in a Range Rover with a girl. The girl and the monarch’s royal cap were found in the car,” the source said.

According to the source, a motorist trying to flee the scene knocked down a woman.

“The man, while trying to run away, crushed a woman to death,” the source said.

READ:  MI Abaga Announces Engagement To Eniola Mafe, Says They Would Get Married This Year

An eyewitness told Vanguard that the kidnappers doubled crossed the vehicle of the monarch and as a result of the sporadic shooting one person was reportedly killed and about 2 two persons were injured.

According to him, “The kidnappers overtake the Range Rover of the traditional ruler forced him out of the car with a little child and drove towards Orlu axis.

“Many people while running got injured and wounded in the process. And we were told that about two or three persons got bullet wounds. One person they said was dead.”

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Michael Abattam, a Chief Superintendent of Police, said he would confirm and get back to newsmen.

This comes just a few weeks after gunmen abducted the traditional ruler, Eze Aloysius Igwe of Umuezeala in Ama Autonomous Community of Ehime Mbano Local Government Area in Imo State.

READ:  Two Women Escapes Death As 20 Persons Burns Beyond Recognition In Bauchi Auto-Crash

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

LATEST NEWS

IVD Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter Over His Wife Bimbo's Death, Allegedly Remanded In Prison IVD Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter Over His Wife Bimbo's Death, Allegedly Remanded In Prison
Celebrities33 mins ago

IVD Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter Over Bimbo’s Death, Allegedly Remanded In Prison

Celebrity car dealer, Ikechukwu Ogbonna, popularly known as IVD Autos, has been arraigned in court over the death of his wife,...

BBTitans: Big Brother Holds Double Diary Sessions For The First Time BBTitans: Big Brother Holds Double Diary Sessions For The First Time
Entertainment1 hour ago

BBTitans: Big Brother Holds Double Diary Sessions For The First Time

Big Brother Diary Sessions are back, better, and with a twist this time. Fans of the Big Brother reality show...

Comedian Sydney Talker Celebrates As He Acquires New Expensive Car [Photos/Video] Comedian Sydney Talker Celebrates As He Acquires New Expensive Car [Photos/Video]
Entertainment1 hour ago

Comedian Sydney Talker Celebrates As He Acquires New Expensive Car [Photos/Video]

Nigerian comedian, Sydney Talker has taken to social media to show off his newly acquired expensive car. In a series...

"Tell Me One Thing That Is Truly Working In This Country" - Peter Okoye Asks Nigerians "Tell Me One Thing That Is Truly Working In This Country" - Peter Okoye Asks Nigerians
Celebrities1 hour ago

This Is Totally Condemnable – Peter Okoye Reacts To Stoning Of Buhari In Kano

Nigerian singer, Peter Okoye has reacted to the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari by angry youths who hauled stones at...

Blackface Reveals Why He Should Have Been On Asake’s Song 'Joha' [Video] Blackface Reveals Why He Should Have Been On Asake’s Song 'Joha' [Video]
Entertainment2 hours ago

Blackface Reveals Why He Should Have Been On Asake’s Song ‘Joha’ [Video]

Nigerian singer, Blackface claims he deserves to be credited by his colleague, Asake, who allegedly stole his work for his...

Muslims Protest Alleged Rαpe Of Woman Inside Ibadan mosque Muslims Protest Alleged Rαpe Of Woman Inside Ibadan mosque
News4 hours ago

Muslims Protest Alleged Rαpe Of Woman Inside Ibadan mosque

Some Muslims staged a protest over an alleged rape of a woman inside a mosque in Ibadan, Oyo State. According...

Delta State Police DPO Delta State Police DPO
Metro5 hours ago

After Threat Of Being Removed, Delta State Police DPO Fish Out Generator Stealing Syndicate

Following a threat of being removed, an unnamed Delta State Police DPO has fished out a 49-year-old man, Titus Sunday,...

Funke Akindele Reveals Why She Cried While Fighting With Mercy Johnson On Movie Set [Video] Funke Akindele Reveals Why She Cried While Fighting With Mercy Johnson On Movie Set [Video]
Entertainment5 hours ago

Funke Akindele Reveals Why She Cried While Fighting With Mercy Johnson On Movie Set [Video]

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has opened up about the famous movie scene that saw her fighting with her colleague, Mercy...

Three Secondary School Students Arrested For Gang-Rαping Colleague In Ondo Three Secondary School Students Arrested For Gang-Rαping Colleague In Ondo
Metro5 hours ago

Armed Robbery Gang Members Engage Operatives In Gun Duel, Kill Colleague Who Led Police To Their Hideout

A robbery suspect has died following gunshot injuries he sustained after his armed robbery gang members engaged operatives of the...

BBTitans: Kanaga and Blue Aiva Emerge As News Heads Of House BBTitans: Kanaga and Blue Aiva Emerge As News Heads Of House
Entertainment6 hours ago

BBTitans: Kanaga and Blue Aiva Emerge As News Heads Of House

It’s a great week in the Big Brother House. The third week of the Big Brother Titans Ziyakhala Wahala edition...

close