78-year-old woman kidnapped in Rivers
Unknown gunmen have kidnapped one Madam Mabel
Abiante in her residence at Ngo in Andoni Local
Government area of Rivers State.
Reports say over 15 heavily-armed gunmen stormed
the home of the aged woman on Saturday night to
carry out the act.
DAILY POST gathered that Madam Abiante was
kidnapped at about 8.50pm while watching television in
her sitting room after closing from her shop.
Eyewitnesses narrated that the gun men, who shot
sporadically, had positioned some of their men around
the house, while others moved into the sitting room
where they whisked the woman away.
“The gun men were, however, challenged by one of
struck. But her efforts did nothing to stop the gunmen
who used the butts of their gun on her head and right
hand leaving her with swollen body.
“The kidnappers made their escape through a side of
the Ngo River close to the Abiante family house,” the
The kidnappers are yet to make contacts with the
family as at press time.