Two week after a 14 seater bus was kidnapped by suspected criminals terrorizing Omarelu axis of Port Harcourt-Owerri road in IKWERRI Local Government area the criminals have struck again with occupants of eighteen seaters commercial bus hijacked and diverted into their camp in the area.
An Eye witness who is also one of our sources within Omarelu community claimed to have witness the incident, said the eighteen seaters bus was fully loaded with passengers who were returning from Owerri into port Harcourt early hours of yesterday before they were kidnapped at gunpoint and diverted to a primary school within the community used as temporally camp.
Our source expressed worries that the hoodlums carry out their operations close to numerous police checkpoints on a regularly bases without much intervention by these police personnel who are busy extorting money from motorist.
He called on the commissioner of police to investigate the officers at the check points in all the community
The identity of the kidnapped victims is not yet known or made available, our source called for urgent intervention for the speedy rescue of the victims.
The Rivers State Police command is yet to confirmed the incident. When contacted the police public relation officer NNAMDI OMONI said the attack cannot be confirmed by the DPO of Ikwerre Local Government area