An expatriate kidnapped on Tuesday evening in Ekiti State still remains incommunicado.
The victim, a Chinese, was said to have been kidnapped at Igbemo Ekiti in Irepodun Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state.
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He was identified as some of the experts supervising the construction of the Ilupeju-Ire-Igbemo-Ijan road, and was waylaid at Igbemo Ekiti while driving in a Hilux Van and forcefully taken away by armed men.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officers, Ekiti Command, ASP Sunday Abutu, said the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) had launched a manhunt for the kidnappers.
Meanwhile, four persons who posed as operatives of the proscribed Nigerian Merchant Naval Corps have been arrested during their visit to the office of the Chairman of Irepodun/ Ifelodun Local Government, Shina Ogunleye.