Unknown gunmen have reportedly kidnapped passengers in a fully loaded transit bus belonging to the Agofure Transport Company on Wednesday evening.
The incident which occured along the Ughelli–Warri road (East–West road), between Ekreravwen Junction and Urhobo House in Agbarho, also witnessed occupants of a private Merceedes Benz car, a Keke and it’s passengers, and occupants of a Toyota Siena vehicle, whisked away by the assailants.
An eyewitness who gave his name as Biggy narrated to newsmen that several vehicles were forced to a gridlock as the kidnappers whisked away their victims.
He explained that the gunmen suddenly emerged from the bush and opened fire at them.The incident is said to have occured about 6pm on Wednesday evening.
The eyewitness narrated thus; Kidnappers just took some persons hostage at about 6pm dis evening under the railway bridge after Agofure filling station in Agbarho, Delta State.Keke napep with all its passenger, a fully loaded Agofure bus with all the passengers, including the driver, one Siena, and another red car and all the occupants were kidnapped into bush along Ughelli-Warri Highway.
Their whereabouts remained unknown as at the time of filing this report.
O Lord deliver them!
Some persons have insinuated that incidents such as these would be rampant following the ban on SARS.