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InBenue News editor abducted by unknown gunmen

The News Editor for Radio Benue has been abducted from her home by unknown gunmen.

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The News Editor of Radio Benue, Mrs. Yuadoo Tor-Agbidye has been abducted by unknown gunmen at her home in Abu King Shuluwa Road in Makurdi.

The four-man gang reportedly stormed the victim's home at about 4:30am on Friday, December 2, Punch reports.

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After gaining entrance to the house, the hoodlums reportedly went straight to her bedroom, grabbed her and pushed her into a waiting ash coloured Suzuki jeep before taking off.

According to the reports, the victim's husband, Acka Tor-Agbidye, who is the Zonal Manager of First City Monument Bank, was not at home when the incident occurred.

Punch, however, reports that the victim's mother-in-law, Mama Rhoda Tor-Agbidye, was around at the time and witnessed the whole incident.

Giving her own account of the incident, the daughter of the victim, Miss Kashimana Tor-Agbidye revealed to newsmen that at about 4.30 am, she heard her mother crying in her bedroom.

She approached the room to see what was going on but was shocked to discover four unknown gunmen in the room with one of them wearing a mask.

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The state Commissioner of police, Bashir Makama, who visited the home of the victim with his team on Saturday, December 3, explained that investigations are currently underway.

Makama said that he suspected that it was a clear case of abduction with intent to extort money from the family.

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