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Gunmen abducts journalist in Abia

by Salami Azeez

Unknown gunmen on Tuesday night abducted a former Sun Newspapers Correspondent in Umuahia, Chucks Onuoha, from his Umungasi, Ohuhu Umuahia home.

According to a family source, Onuoha who is now the Editor-in-Chief of All Facts newspaper was abducted around 10 PM Tuesday night.

The source further disclosed that his Jeep was also taken along with him.

His abductors were said to have since established contact with the family and allegedly demanded a N10 million ransom.

When contacted, the Abia State Police Command said there has been no official information concerning the incident.

However, the President-General of the community, Suleiman Anyalewechi, confirmed the incident to journalists.

He said he was contacted by the community secretary last night to inform him that some men took Chucks Onuoha away.

He added that they were not sure what it was all about until this morning when the kidnappers established contact with the family that he is in their custody.

Also, his present employer confirmed the incident.

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