A shocking incident has left many people baffled after some notorious gunmen suspected to be militants kidnapped four Itsekiri leaders and some officials of an indigenous firm, Elcrest in Delta State.
Addressing newsmen, on Friday in Warri, the state capital, the Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Andrew Aniamaka, said;
“The police backed by the military are on the trail of the hoodlums.”
It was gathered that the suspected militants kidnapped the victims in a community in Benin River in Warri North Local Government Area at 5:00p.m on Tuesday, while returning from Ureju community.
A reliable source in Warri said that;
“The community leaders had gone to show the officials of Elcrest, a location for the firm’s proposed free medical outreach.
“The kidnappers are demanding a ransom of N36 million from the company and also requesting their inclusion in the company’s payroll.”
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