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IMO: 125 Passengers Abducted As Bandits Intercept GUO Luxurious Bus


Bandits Attack Luxurious Bus In Owerri, Abduct Over 90. 

...... Additional 35 Passengers On Attachment Abducted. 

A luxurious Volvo marcopolo bus with an inscription “GUO OKEKE MOTORS” is reported to have been intercepted by armed bandits in Owerri on Wednesday. 

Accordingly to a report by IgbereTV, about 90 passengers were kidnapped. 

An eye witness account reads,

 “The bus which was travelling from Owerri in Imo state and heading to Abuja with about 90- passengers including another 35 additional passengers on attachment on board unfortunately ran into the waiting hands of dare-devils armed bandits just after the Ena- river before Okhuessan community along Ewatto to Ubiaza express road at about 1:20am this morning and 123-passengers including driver on board have been kidnapped into the forest while the remaining 2- escaped through the windows of the commercial bus into the bush before one of them was later rescued by a hunter at Okhuessan forest and brought to the popular Angle-90 junction in Ubiaza at about 5am this morning for possible assistance.”

Speaking further, the source said, 

“at the moment, there is no clue as to the whereabouts of the kidnapped victims and there is also no rescue team whatsoever from any quarters though my personal interaction with the passenger who was fortunate to have escaped and rescued revealed the armed bandits were all armed with Ak-47 assault multipurpose rifles and a sharp matchet each and they are suspected to be fulanis by tribe.”

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