Unknown Armed Men Abduct Female Journalist In Benue

Unknown armed men at the earlier hours of Friday kidnapped the wife of the former State Correspondent of Daily Independent Newspapers and now Benue Regional Manager of First City Monument Bank, FCMB, Mrs. Yuadoo, Tor-Agbidye.

It was gathered that the victim, a staff of the state-owned Radio Benue was abducted from the family’s private residence along the new Abu King Shuluwa road, new GRA Makurdi.
According to a family source, the home of the Tor-Agbidyes was invaded at about 5am by a four-man well-armed gang who stormed the residence on motorbikes.

“They scaled the fence of the house after which they broke into the living home and ordered the woman to drive them in her own car to an unknown destination.”

“At the time of the incident, the husband of the victim, Mr. Achia Tor-Agbidye was away in Abuja on an official assignment but he has been told of the unfortunate development and the matter has also been reported to the Police.”

It was further gathered that the abductors were yet to make any contact with the family of the victim. When contacted, the State Police Commissioner, Mr. Bashir Makama said the command had received the report and was working hard to rescue the victim and arrest the masterminds.

Makama said: ”from the preliminary investigation and my visit to the residence of the victim, it clearly shows that it was an insider arrangement, for the woman to haven been kidnapped.

“However, we have launched immediate investigations into the matter and I can assured the family of the victim that in no distance time, those behind her abduction will be apprehended.”

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