Gunmen Kidnap 10 Boat Passengers In Rivers
Gunmen (File photo).

Gunmen suspected to be hoodlums have kidnapped 10 boat passengers, including a community leader in Abonema waterways, Akuku-Toru local government area of Rivers State, southern Nigeria.

The 10 boat passengers including the Chief identified as Benibo, were said to be returning to Abonema from a neighbouring community, Idama in the same LGA.

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According to reports, the victims were said to be returning from a meeting called to resolve a leadership tussle in Idama community when the gunmen struck and whisked them to an unknown destination.

Meanwhile, spokesman of the Rivers State Police Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, said he was yet to be briefed about the incident when he was contacted.