Attempts by four suspected armed men to kidnap a local vigilante men in Diobu failed as the Rumu Elechi base Diobu vigilante group promptly repelled the gunmen who invaded the area shooting sporadically at about 8;40pm on Sunday night
The chief security officer of Rumu-Elechi Godstime Ihunwo told our correspondent that the 4 gunmen wore a face mask and attempted to forcefully kidnap and put one of the vigilante man identified as Richman into their boots but was repelled by the other vigilante members who fought them with physical hand.
”Unknown gun men well armed with AK47 numbering about 4 in a green wagon golf yesterday at about 8:50pm invaded/attacked Diobu Vigilante Rumu Elechi (base )Unit 28 National Street, Mile 3 Diobu PortHarcourt. The 4gun men were putting on face mask & shot continuously on Richman & wanted to catch him & put inside their car when noticed the bullets wasn’t entering”
He alleged that some group of cult boys had earlier threatened that they would do everything to bring them down and urge the police to intervene.
Some Eye witnesses also narrated their experience in the hands of the gunmen to our correspondent.
They said they took refuge inside the drainage to escape stray bullet.”This sporadic shooting last night made all residents to run helter skelter”