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Benin-Abuja highway below seige, as kidnapers take passengers into captivity

The all the time busy Benin-Oshi highway got here below violent assault early Thursday morning as armed suspected hijackers surrounded the highway and kidnapped a lot of folks touring on the highway. It has lengthy been a den of thieves, kidnappers and different legal components. Various passengers have been kidnapped.

A trailer driver, who noticed the siege and suspected it could be for the vicious operation of the Underworld Males, was mentioned to have refused to cease and his automobile collided with an articulated automobile int o block, killing two passengers.

The abductors had been shot useless by the abductors, who acted courageously within the face of the militants within the space. He narrowly escaped within the bush whereas confusion reigned on the highway because the militants labored. With none problem. For a very long time with none resistance from the safety males.

Efforts to realize entry to the powers of the Edo Police Command within the incident proved to be a failure as neither the state police public relations officer, S. Police Commissioner Mr Johnson Kokomo answered the calls on his cell phone.