The Father of a former Deputy Governor of Imo State, Eze Henry Madumere, has been abducted by gunmen.
According to The Nation, the 89-year-old, who is the traditional ruler of Ezi – Mbieri Autonomous Community in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state, was whisked away on Friday morning.
The report also states that he was abducted around Iho Community in Ikeduru LGA of the state.
Eyewitness account also states that the kidnappers waylayed the monarch on his way to a funeral. Adding that he was dragged out of his car and driven to an unknown destination after shooting indiscriminately.
His son, Prince Eze Madumere, confirmed the incident and disclosed that the abductors have contacted the family.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the state, Michael Abattam, also confirmed the incident and assured that measures have been put in place to arrest the culprits and rescue the abducted monarch.