Gunmen Kidnap Farmer in Anambra, Shoot Only Son

Gunmen have abducted a farmer, Chukwujekwu Uzozie, in Ukpor, Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

It was learnt that the gunmen fired many shots into the air before forcing themselves into the farmer’s compound

According to sources, the farmer’s only son was shot by the attackers, who stormed his home in Umudiji Umuohama village, on Saturday morning.

A family source said Uzozie was taken to an unknown destination and no contact has been made by his abductors.

It was gathered that Uzozie was a Special Adviser to a former chairman of Nnewi South Local Government Council.

According to the source, members of St Andrew’s Church Umuoham where the victim worships have organised special prayers for his release and quick recovery of his only son.

The state police spokesman, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the incident and said that a manhunt had been launched for the abductors.

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