A lawyer has been whisked away to the unknown by gunmen who stormed an Edo State community to carry out the dastardly act.
Barr. G.C Igbokwe, a Benin based lawyer has been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers.
According to The Nation, Barr. Igbokwe who is the Chairman, Benin Law Week Organising Committee of the Nigeria Bar Association was abducted on Monday evening near Okhuaihe village along Benin-Aghoro-Onitsha express road.
He was said on his way to Enugu when he was abducted.
Edo police spokesman, DSP Moses Nkombe, who confirmed the kidnapping, described it as a very sad incident.
Nkombe said the police was already on the kidnappers trail and assured that the abducted lawyer would soon be rescued.