Gunmen kidnap Chinese Man In Edo

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Two Chinese men working with a glass and aluminium firm in Edo state have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

According to reports, the incident happened on Wednesday at the Utesi community, along the Benin-Auchi Road.

The report also has it that the police officer attached to the immigrant lost his life in the process.

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A source, who spoke to newsmen about the incident, said: “As soon as the victims came out of the company’s premises, the gunmen, who apparently had been waiting for them, started trailing them.”

The source added that the gunmen killed the cop attached to the victims, before abducting the Chinese.

Confirming the incident, DanMallam Muhammed, the state Commissioner of Police said “Yes, the incident was reported to us on Wednesday. We are working hard to rescue the victims from the kidnappers.”