A senior officer of the Police Force in Edo State has been abducted by gunmen.
The kidnap of the officer identified as ASP Clement Amoko, was confirmed by the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Princewill Osaigbovo, through the DPO of Ogida, who said the incident took place in the early hours of Sunday.
TheFact gathered that gunmen broken into the residence of the victim in the early hours of Sunday and whisked him away in the presence of his wife and children.
Meanwhile a source has revealed that the abductors have already made contact with the family members to demand ransom, the amount of which has not been disclosed.
According to Osaigbovo, the police have reportedly commenced an operation for the release of the officer.