Police confirm abduction of 3 NYSC members in Rivers


nigeria_police_logoThe Rivers Police Command on Saturday in Port Harcourt confirmed the abduction of three members of the NYSC serving with Abua/Odual local government council of the state.

Mrs Angela Agabe, the command’s Public Relations Officer, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that two male and one female youth corps members were abducted.

She said they were seized by armed men in the early hours of Saturday.

Agabe, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), said the motive behind the kidnapping was however still unknown.

The police PRO said the command’s anti-kidnapping unit, had since commenced a search for the missing corps members.

“Reports received by the command indicate that the corps members went to Ogomokon jetty, near the council headquarters, where three armed men abducted them early today (Saturday).

“So far, no group has claimed responsibility and no ransom has been demanded. The police have commenced investigation into the incident.

“As we speak, our anti-kidnapping unit is on top of the situation. The unit has already commenced work to free the corps members,’’ she said.


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