A senior Police official with the Edo State Police Command has been reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
The Kidnappers reportedly broke into the Benin residence of the victim who’s identitity was given as ASP Clement Amoko in the early hours of Sunday March 7 and abducted him in the presence of his wife and children.
Daily Trust writes that the Kidnappers have already made contact with the family members to demand ransom.
The police have reportedly launched an operation to secure the release of the officer. The state police spokesperson, DSP Princewill Osaigbovo, confirmed the incident, saying:
“The DPO of Ogida division just confirmed the incident, investigation is on the rescue the officer.”