Initial reports had it that 15 passengers on board the bus including the driver were ambushed and kidnapped on their way from Lagos, at Elibrada, along the East-West road at Emohua at about 7:30Pm, Sunday.
DAILY POST can confirm that the bus which was ravaged with bullets is still at the scene of the attack close to Emohua Local Government Council at the time of filing this report.
Meanwhile, the Police Command said the report of the incident is being exaggerated.
Spokesman of the Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Nnamdi Omoni confirmed the incident but played down on the number of victims.
DSP Omoni said only six passengers were on board the bus when the gunmen struck, adding that four out of the six victims have been rescued with two left with the kidnappers.
He further said, “our men have been deployed to comb the bushes in Elibrada and the surrounding environment in search of the remaining two victims and we assure you that we will rescue them.”
When contacted, the management of God is Good Motors in Port Harcourt said they are yet to get a confirmation of the report of the incident.
It will interest you to know that the Emohua route of the East-West road; Rumuji, Elele, Ndele and Elibrada has been notorious for persistent attacks on commercial vehicles who carry out their attacks from as early as 7pm.
The Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS and the Anti-Kidnapping Unit, AKU of the Rivers state Police Command embark on daily raids of communities around Emohua while the attacks persists. SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US VIA EMAIL: INFO@247NIGERIANEWSUPDATE.CO RECEIVE NEWS VIA OUR WHATSAPP, KINDLY TEXT +234 701 056 0394 TO ADD YOU CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR NEWS UPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON TWITTER FOR INSTANT NEWS UPDATE: @247NGNEWSUPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN MILLIONS AROUND THE GLOBE TO READ NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK FAN PAGE FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON INSTAGRAM CLICK HERE RECEIVE INSTANT NEWS UPDATE VIA OUR BBM BROADCAST: D3EDEFDF PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>