The wife and daughter of Abel Omoruyi, Chief Executive Officer of Iyare Motors have been abducted in Benin City, Edo State Police Command said.
Confirming the incident, Police Public Relations Officer, command DSP Moses Eguavoen told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin that the victims were kidnapped by gunmen.
According to him, the police had since receiving the complaint swung into action in a bid to rescue her.
“We are doing everything to rescue the victims unhurt and to arrest the perpetrators,” said Eguavoen, adding that all black spots had been put under surveillance to block possible escape routes.
Sources revealed the woman and her daughter were kidnapped on Tuesday night in the Ugbor area of Benin on their way home after close of business for the day.
Speaking anonymously, a source told NAN that the abductors were yet to make contact with the family of the victims to make any demands