SWITZERLAND, JULY 23 – Gunmen have kidnapped three women who were traveling from Lagos to Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital.
A lady identified as Princess Grace, resident in Bayelsa, was quoted saying the women were kidnapped at noon on Sunday in Okada area of Edo State.
She named the victims as her sisters-in-law, Okuboere and Seifefa, and their friend from Abia State, Amara.
“They are from Sagbama LGA in Bayelsa State while their friend is from Arochukwu in Abia State,” she said.
Grace added that two children aged 4 and 12 who were in the vehicle were left in a bush.
She said the suspected kidnappers have made a demand for N30 million as ransom, adding that the police in Edo had been contacted.
“The criminal herdsmen were said to have shot at them from the front and while they were trying to reverse, attacked them from behind,” she said.