Asaba - The Delta Police Command has
confirmed the abduction of a 90-year-old grandmother, Madam Helen Ojeogwu, by
The command said the nonegerian was abducted from her home in Azungwu quarters,
Ogwashi-Uku, in Aniocha South local government area of the state.
The Command’s spokesperson, DSP Celestina Kalu, told the News Agency of Nigeria
(NAN) on Monday via telephone that the victim was kidnapped last Monday by a
six-man armed gang who operated in a Mitsubushi L300 bus.
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She said: "On July 27, 2015, at about 9.46 p.m., one Ojeogwu Chike of 24 Umuzu
St., Azungwu Quarters, Ogwashi-Uku, came to station and reported that one madam
Ojeogwu Helen, aged 90 years, has been kidnapped.
"He said that the victim was kidnapped by six unknown gunmen who drove into
the victim's family compound in a dark blue ten-passenger Mitsubushi L300 bus
with registration number unknown and took her away to an unknown destination.’’
Kalu said that upon the receipt of the report, the police dispatched an anti-robbery
team to the scene.
The spokesperson said that the command had intensified efforts to rescue the
victim and arrest the culprits.