By Ovasa Ogaga,
Facts have beginning to emerge on how gunmen suspected to be kidnappers abducted the Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO), Warri branch, Mr Duris Orugbo in Sapele local government area, Delta State.
Delta State Police Command, spokesperson, Mr Edafe Bright, while confirming the abduction on Saturday with our correspondent, described the incident as “unfortunate and regrettable.’’
According to him, gunmen using a Jetta Taxi abducted Mr Orugbo along Okpe road, adding the police are on their trail and soon they will be caught”
Advocate.ng gathered that Mr Orugbo was abducted with the abductors said to have trailed the victim from Warri, where he was based.
“Comrade Orugbo, I am sure was trail from Warri to Sapele, at about 8 pm or so, their abductors using a Jetta Taxi hit the four-wheel drive, he was driving with his fiancée from behind and when he came down, the four of them wearing vigilante uniforms rounded him up and took him away,” according to a source who craved anonymity.
Another who simply wants to be known as Monday said the police who had earlier passed that route on patrol quickly responded after they were informed.
“They were joined by the State Security Service, SSS, men of the Nigeria Army and other security agencies.”
A senior police source told Advocate.ng in confidence that for the timely intervention of the Sapele Police DPO, who took the victim fiancée who was visibly shaking to the hospital, it could have been worse as the woman Blood Pressure rose because she was traumatized.