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Gunmen Abduct APC Chieftain In Imo



Gunmen Abduct APC Chieftain In Imo

The party chieftain was seized by the gunmen and bundled into their waiting car

The All Progressives Congress chairman for Umuarugo Village Umueze ll ward in the Ehime Mbaino local government area of Imo State, Hon Chinedu Eleliam, has been kidnapped by gunmen.

Mr Eleliam was trailed to his house by the abductors. They fired several gunshots to scare people away in the area before bundling him into a waiting vehicle to an unknown destination.

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“The party chieftain was seized by the gunmen and bundled into their waiting car, adding that they fired gunshots into the air and drove off.”

Meanwhile, the Police Public Relations Officer, Imo State Command, Henry Okoye confirmed the abduction.

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“Yes there is a report that the man was kidnapped on Wednesday but what I can not say is whether he is an APC, PDP or LP member. We are currently investigating the incident, our anti-kidnapping unit has commenced an investigation to bring the perpetrators to book.”

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This is coming barely 48 hours after Capt. Tony Enoch, a kinsman of Governor Hope Uzodimma and the Presidential Campaign Council Chairman for the APC 2023 Presidential election in Oru East LGA was shot dead.

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