Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a woman on her way to drop off her kids at school in Aba, Abia state.
The victim, whose name could not be ascertained as at the time of the incident, resides at Umuobe, Ovom 1 along Opobo road area of the commercial city.
Eyewitness accounts told Vanguard that the kidnappers used their vehicle to block the woman as she approached Road 8 junction, Federal Housing Estate, Ogbor Hill, and ordered her kids out of the car.
A resident of the area who declined to have his name on print lamented that gunmen attempted to kidnap the woman’s husband two weeks earlier, but he escaped by God’s grace.
As at press time, it was not yet clear if the kidnappers had contacted the victim’s family.
Spokesman of the Abia state police command, Ezekiel Onyeke, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, could not be reached for comments.