Gunmen invade Imo Village, abduct 15 People

Masked gunmen on Saturday stormed Ekwe Community in the Isu Local Government Area of Imo State and abducted 15 male youths of the community.

An eye witness who live in the Community disclosesd that the gunmen stormed the community through the Njaba River that demarcated Ekwe Community from Amucha Community in Njaba LGA.

An indigene of Ekwe Community, Akubuo Princewill, told newsmen that the gunmen kidnapped 15 young men who were excavating sand at the Njaba River.

He said the gunmen shoot indiscriminately into the air and were in search of more youths of the community to abduct.

He said some young men and other natives who sighted them from afar dashed into nearby bushes to escape abduction.

Akubuo appealed to the state government to come to the rescue of the community even as he wondered what could have informed the invasion of the community.

He said, “We are appealing to the state governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma to come to our rescue

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