A retired senior official of the Department of State Security (DSS), Peter Unogwu, popularly known as Naraguta has been abducted by unknown gunmen along Otukpo-Utonkon-Igumale road in Benue state.
Daily Trust gathered that Unogwu was travelling in his car on Wednesday about 5:00pm when his abductors intercepted the vehicle and forcefully took him away.
Witnesses said that the ex-DSS official owned a four-star hotel at his Igumale home town which is the headquarters of Ado local government area of the state.
Unogwu, who was also said to be a former Chief Security Officer at Chevron Nigeria Limited, was actually returning to his Igumale home from Otukpo before the dare-devils accosted him.
Our correspondent could not however confirm as at the time of filing this story whether the abductors have opened discussion with the victim’s family.
But, Police Public Relations Officer for Benue Command, Catherine Anene, who confirmed the incident, said security operatives are already on the trail of the kidnappers.