The Traditional Ruler of Umueze community of Nguru Mbaise in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State, His Royal Highness, Eze Charles Iroegbu, has been abducted by gun men.
It was gathered that the incident happened on Thursday when the Monarch was returning from a wedding at Mbano. Also abducted were some of the Monarch’s cabinet chiefs who accompanied him to the function.
According to sources, 3 vehicles belonging to the Monarch were abandoned after the kidnappers took away their victims challenged by security forces.
The incident has caused panic in the community as the people of Imo state haven’t recovered from the spate of attacks by unknown gunmen and suspected IPOB members.
The Police Public Relation Officer of Imo State Police Command, Orlando Ikeokwu, when contacted, said the command hasn’t received any complaints regarding the incident.
He said, “we are not aware of such incident.”