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Gunmen abduct commuters on Delta expressway

An unknown number of persons have been reportedly abducted by gunmen around the Uvwiamuge axis of the Ughelli/Agbarho section of the East-West road in Ughelli North council area of Delta State, according to eye+witnesses.

Police Commissioner, Mr Adeyinka Adeleke, however, said only one person was abducted and that investigation had commenced.

The abduction took only 30 minutes, on Monday evening, according to the Nation newspaper.

The personal assistant to the Bishop of Flock of Christ Mission, Simeon Okah, was abducted at the same spot nearly two months ago.

He was released after paying a ransom.

Witnesses said the hoodlums, who were about 20, only fled the scene after a gun battle with policemen.

Several vehicles were abandoned on the road.

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