Apprehension, yesterday, enveloped Ughelli kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, following the kidnapping of Queen Gladys Oharisi, one of the wives of, HRM Oharisi III by yet unknown gunmen.
The queen, Sunday Vanguard gathered, was intercepted on her way from school, where she went to register her courses at the Delta State University, Abraka.
The hoodlums, according to a family source, trailed the victim to somewhere around Orogun on Abraka Road before intercepting her with a Toyota Sienna bus.
The source said three occupants of the bus came out, leaving the driver behind the steering, brandishing guns at her and two others in her company, adding: “Our queen was pushed into the waiting Sienna bus and whisked away. The driver and the other occupant were spared.”
A senior police officer attached to the Ughelli ‘B’ Division confirmed the incident and said the police was on top of the issue.
The police officer, who spoke anonymously, said: “Our resolve to check criminal activities in the area and bring them to book is unshaken. I can assure you we will fish them out.”