Ismail Abdulazeez Mantu Reporting
Rivers State, Nigeria
In a disturbing turn of events, three individuals were reportedly abducted earlier today along the Emohua axis of the East-West road in Rivers State.
Truth Live gathered from multiple sources that the incident occurred in the evening, sending shockwaves through the local community and prompting heightened concerns about security in the region.
It was gathered that the victims were traveling in a private vehicle when they were ambushed by unknown assailants. Eyewitnesses say that armed men forcefully intercepted the vehicle, forcibly removing the occupants before fleeing the scene. The motives behind the kidnapping are not yet clear, and the identities of the victims have not been disclosed.
Local law enforcement agencies have swiftly launched an investigation into the incident, deploying personnel to the area in an effort to track down the perpetrators and secure the safe release of the kidnapped individuals. The East-West road, a critical transportation route, has witnessed security challenges in the past, and this latest incident adds to growing concerns about the safety of commuters and residents in the region.
Community leaders are urging authorities to take decisive action to address the rising insecurity in the area and ensure the safety of the public. The incident serves as a stark reminder of the pressing need for enhanced security measures along major transportation routes, with residents expressing fear and frustration over the recurring incidents of violence and abduction.