No fewer than four travellers were abducted by suspected gunmen in Anambra State on Sunday.
The suspects burnt their Hilux vehicle and made away with a SUV belonging to their victims.
The incident happened around 3pm on Sunday at Nise market in Awka South local government area, few kilometers away from the Governor’s lodge at Amawbia.
The Nation gathered the suspects stopped at the arena, robbed some persons before making away with the SUV.
The operation by the hoodlums, according to a source, lasted for about 30mins.
When contacted, Anambra Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu, confirmed the incident.
He said the suspects were being trailed by security operatives, who had been deployed by Commissioner of Police, Echeng Echeng.
Tochukwu said security operatives had cordoned off the area to protect the residents, while further investigation continued.
According to him: “We’ve not got the details of the incident in full, but our men have been deployed to the area.