The mother of the chairman, Omuma Local Government Area, Mrs. Monical Anucha was Saturday kidnapped by unknown gunmen, at her home, Amaji in Omuma Local Government Area, Rivers State.
The criminals struck at about 9.30pm when the old woman was resting in her house. The evil men came in a black Mercedes Benz car.
The Local Government Chairman, Mr. John Nnamdi Anucha has asked the kidnappers to immediately release his old mother unharmed. Meanwhile there is no information regarding her whereabouts.
The Tide learnt that a team of policemen had arrived Amaji the home of Anucha, in connection with the incident.
The team was led by Assistant Commissioner of police, Mr. Oni Johnson, the Divisional police officer and (DPO) in charge of Omuma police Division, Mr. Dominic Eme.