The police command in Ebonyi State has confirmed the kidnap of some persons which occurred late Tuesday.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, SP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirmed the incident to our correspondent via telephone but did not specify the number of persons abducted.
She disclosed that some people came to the Ebonyi State Police Command headquarters to report an incident of kidnapping, but could not tell the exact location where the alleged crime was committed.
Meanwhile, unconfirmed reports have it that five persons were abducted by gunmen along the Mile 2 axis of the Ishiagu/Okigwe Expressway late Tuesday.
The victims were said to be returning home from Enugu Airport with an airport taxi, a Sienna bus with registration number KWL 941 PD before they were kidnapped at Mile 2 area, Ishiagu, and taken into a nearby bush by unknown gunmen.
Onovwakpoyeya said the police command had commenced an investigation into the incident.