Unknown gunmen have abducted five persons in Ebonyi State.
The incident, The PUNCH learnt took place at about 5:30 pm on Tuesday along the ever busy Mile 2 axis of the Ishiagu/Okigwe express road, Ebonyi State.
The victims were said to be returning home from Enugu Airport with an airport taxi (Sienna bus) with reg/no. KWL 941 PD before they were kidnapped at the Mile 2 area, Ishiagu, in the Ivo Local Government Area of the state and taken into the nearby bush by their assailants.
A community source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, gave the names of the victims as one 41-year-old Ajah Chibuzor; his wife; their 12-year-old daughter; and the airport driver.
The source further revealed that the hoodlums, while taking the victims into the bush, ran into a farmer on his farm and also abducted him.
He stated that the vehicle conveying the victims was abandoned at the scene of the incident, but was later recovered and taken to Ishiagu Police Station.