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Gunmen kidnap man, set his car ablaze in Imo

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Unknown gunmen kidnapped a yet-to-be identified man in Akokwa Town in Ideato-North Local Government Area of Imo state and set his car ablaze.

 

The incident happened at the popular Ohaegiri junction, around 12:54 pm on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.

 

An eyewitness said the suspected kidnappers dragged the man out of his Lexus 350 before setting it ablaze.

 

They then forced the driver into their own getaway vehicle and drove away, continuously shooting in the air.

 

“They shot severally at the vehicle and it caught fire. They dragged the driver out of the vehicle and drove away and continuously shooting in the air. Everybody in the junction closed shops and ran away back to their homes for safety.” the witness explained.

 

A video which has gone viral showed the attacked car burning by the roadside while motorcycle operators moved freely as if nothing happened in the area.