A woman has been abducted by unknown kidnappers in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
The victim, Irene Edenabuohien was abducted at her private residence around 15:00hrs on Thursday, 30 December 2021, at Ukhumwun around Ugbowo axis on Benin-Lagos road in Edo State.
Standard Gazette gathered that the armed men forced their way into Irene's apartment, abducted her and forced her into a standby vehicle.
The current location of the woman is unknown as the kidnappers are yet to make a demand.
The abduction has caused panic in the community as the gunmen shot sporadically forcing residents to scamper for safety.
The Edo State Police command is yet to make a statement on the incident.
This is a developing story, if you witnessed this abduction or live in the area where this incident happened, we would love to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.org©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.