Kidnappers operating on Okigwe/Uturu/Aba road in Abia State abducted a photographer attached to the Press Unit, Ebonyi Government House, Abakaliki, Mr. Uche Nwube.
Nwube was abducted on Wednesday while returning from Aba, Abia State.
The victim, we learned, telephoned his colleagues to inform them of his abduction after being ordered to do so by his captors.
He reportedly said his captors demanded 50 million naira for his release or he would be killed.
One of the kidnappers also reportedly spoke to a reporter, saying the 50 million naira had to be brought to them by 10 a.m. on Thursday or they would kill him.
PUNCH Metro On Thursday, journalists from Abakaliki contacted the Ebonyi State Police Command to report the incident.
However, the police ordered the journalists to report to the Abia State Police Command.
But Ebonyi State Police Commissioner Aliyu Garba said he had ordered his men to liaise with their counterparts in Abia State to ensure the victim is reunited with his wife. freedom.
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