Two kidnapped from their houses in Abuja
Two men identified as Mr Ayodele Somorin and Mr Oladimeji Josiah have reportedly been abducted by gunmen from their houses in hilly area close to the Lottery Quarters and few metres away from Living Faith Church at Byazhin in Kubwa.
Eyewitnesses said the incident occurred around 11:45pm on Friday May 21. It was learnt that the gunmen broke into the first house and took away Somorin, and then went to the second house where they shot sporadically before kidnapping Mr Josiah. They are now reportedly demanding for N10 million ransom each to free the two neighbors.
The police reportedly visited the scene after the incident was reported at Byazhin Police Station the next day, Saturday, May 22.
Spokesperson of FCT Police Command, Mariam Yusuf confirmed the incident and also said the police has launched an operation to rescue the victims.