Germany-based man who came to visit family in Nigeria gets kidnapped

Armed kidnappers have abducted Mr. Roland Nwigwe, in Aba, Abia State.


The incident, it was gathered, occurred at Nwigwe Avenue, around Faulks Road, at about 7.50pm on Monday, while the victim was entering his compound.

Unconfirmed report has it that the gang of six had demanded for N100 million ransom, later reduced to N20 million.

Nwigwe, who is based in Germany, was said to have come to Aba, the commercial city, to visit his family when he was abducted. He had gone out to eat in a fast food joint, unaware that kidnappers were on his trail.

The gunmen blocked him with a Toyota Camry car, whisked him away and later established contact with his family.

At press time, Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ezekiel Onyeke, was yet to respond to a text message sent to his phone.


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