Gunmen kidnap Imo popular blogger
Posted by Jonathan M. McCoy on 2nd September 2020

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have kidnapped Mr. Ifeanyi Onyenankeya, a popular blogger in Imo State.

Onyenankeya is the proprietor of two popular information blogs, Okigwe Arena and Imo Arena.

He turned into reportedly kidnapped on Monday night time at his father’s compound, No. 3, Duru Close, Ekeagbara, Okigwe. A circle of relatives supply stated.

According to the source, the three gunmen who kidnapped him operated in a Sienna SUV.

They allegedly beat him earlier than whisking him away. He becomes stated to had resisted them, to begin with.

His relation had said at the social media, “This young guy within the photograph is via call Ifeanyi Onyenankeya from Arondizuogu in Okigwe Local Government, a team of workers of National Examinations Council.

“He is 6.2 ft tall, darkish in complexion, slim and a Christian. He is the admin of Okigwe arena/Imo area on Facebook.

“He was kidnapped in his father’s compound (three, Duru Close, Ekeagbara Okigwe) the day prior to this twelfth August 2019 among 7 and 8 pm by means of 3 guys carrying masks after being brutally overwhelmed in an attempt to face up to Kidnap. These guys had been stated to have are available a Sienna vehicle.

“Any beneficial facts could be liked. Call 08035406874 or the closest Police Station.”

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, showed to our Correspondent that a few gunmen kidnapped the blogger.

He, but, said that the Command had but to confirm if it becomes a case of kidnap.

The Police spokesperson said that research had begun, so as to unravel the occasions behind the incident.

Ikeokwu said, “Yes, the information is confirmed, but we can not categorically say it’s far a case of kidnap or not.

“As we talk, they have got not known as for any ransom.

“We heard that a few gunmen got here to the sufferer’s father’s house in Okigwe and abducted him.

“This befell on Monday night and we heard that they (gunmen) came in a Sienna vehicle.

“But the investigation has commenced. We are on the pinnacle of the state of affairs.”