Medical doctor’s wife, one other kidnapped in Benue

Gunmen, on Sunday, abducted two young women in Makurdi, Benue State capital.

According to an eyewitness, the young women were abducted at the time one of the women was about to alight from the vehicle of her friend.

One of the abducted ladies is a wife of a medical doctor at Federal Medical Center, Makurdi, Dr Dzwachi.

The eyewitness said that the two young women were abducted in front of one of the woman’s house as she was about to drop from the friend’s vehicle.

The medical doctor, Dr Dzwachi, who confirmed the kidnap of his wife said that the incident happened between 6:00 and 6:30 pm at the new GRA, Makurdi.

The doctor said, “It is true, my wife was with her friend when they were kidnapped around 6:00 to 6:30 pm yesterday (Sunday) at new GRA.

Dr Dzwachi said the incident had been reported to the police but declined further comments.

Efforts to get the spokesperson of the State Command, DSP, Catherine Anene were not successful as she did not pick calls made to her cell phone.

Bit a top police officer at the State Command who did not want to be mentioned confirmed the incident to our correspondent.

“Yes, we are aware of the kidnap,” the police source said.


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Medical doctor’s wife, one other kidnapped in Benue

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