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Gunmen abduct Nomagbon Pharmacy MD

By Gabriel Enogholase
BRNIN—The Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of a Benin based Nomagbon Pharmacy, Mr. Osadolor Nomagbon, has been allegedly kidnapped by gunmen in Benin City, the Edo state capital.

Vanguard reliably gathered that Mr. Nomagbon was kidnapped at about 1:30pm on Sunday at Omoruyi, Off Upper Lawani Road in the Benin metropolis by armed men who trailed him from church.

It was learnt that the suspected kidnappers blocked the victim’s bus, popularly known as “Hummer Bus,” pulled him out and forced him into the boot of their Benz 190 even as other members of the gang shot sporadically to scare away people.

It was further gathered that about two persons were rushed to an undisclosed hospital as a result of the injuries they sustained in the pandemonium that followed the sporadic shooting in the area.

The Public Relations Officer of the state Police Command, Mr. Peter Ogboi said he was yet to be briefed on the incident when contacted.

Meanwhile, the state Police Command on Monday paraded eight persons for alleged involvement in crimes ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, car snatching to cult activities. Mr. Ogboi paraded the suspects.


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