Kidnappers abduct two Doctors in Benue, place N10 million ransom

Armed men have abducted two doctors and a medical record officer in Okpokwu local government area of Benue state, and have placed N10 million ransom. 

Daily Trust says the two doctors and, a medical personnel are from Okpoga General Hospital and were abducted on Thursday evening.

Community sources say the victims are coming back from work when armed men stopped them and took them away into the bush.

Another community source says, the abductors have reached out to one of the victim’s families and placed N10 million ransom.

Catherine Anene, the Benue state police spokesperson, when contacted, confirmed the incident and said the police are doing everything possible to secure the victim’s release.

Anene, appealed to the public to be on the watch out, saying Okpokwu has become a security threat.

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