Kidnappers abduct news editor in Benue State

Mrs. Yuadoo Tor-Agbidye, the News Editor of Radio Benue, has been abducted from her house located off Abu King Shuluwa Road in Makurdi, the Benue State capital by a four-man gang of suspected kidnappers.


Mrs. Tor-Agbidye’s abductors were said to have stormed her abode at about 4:30 am Friday, and forcefully dragged her away.

They went straight into her bedroom after gaining entrance to the main door, seized her and pushed her into a waiting ash colored Suzuki Jeep and zoomed off to an unknown destination.

It was gathered that although the victim’s husband who is the Zonal Manager of First City Monument Bank, Acka Tor-Agbidye was not around when the incident occurred, her mother in-law, Mama Rhoda Tor-Agbidye was in the house and witnessed everything.

In her own account, daughter to the victim, Miss Kashimana Tor-Agbidye told newsmen on Friday that at about 4.30 am, she heard her mother crying in her bedroom and that she quickly tried to see what had happened but was shocked to see from the window, four unknown persons in her room, with one of them wearing a mask on his face.”

The police Commissioner, Bashir Makama who was at the house this morning with his team explained that investigation into the matter had begun but that he suspected a clear case of abduction orchestrated by internal arrangement to extort money from the family.


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