popular blogger in Imo State , Ifeanyi Onyenankeya, , has been abducted by unknown gunmen. Punch reports.
Onyenankeya is the owner of Okigwe Arena and Imo Arena, two prominent blogging platforms.
He was reportedly abducted on Monday night at his father’s compound in 3, Duru Close, Ekeagbara, Okigwe, by three masked gunmen.
He was said to have been physically assaulted before he was whisked away in a Toyota Siena Car.
In a Facebook Post, his relative confirmed the abduction saying “Ifeanyi Onyenankeya from Arondizuogu in Okigwe Local Government is staff of National Examinations Council.
“He is 6.2 ft tall, dark in complexion, slim and a Christian. He is the admin of Okigwe Arena/Imo Arena on Facebook.
“He was kidnapped in his father’s compound (3, Duru Close, Ekeagbara Okigwe) on August 12, 2019 around 8pm by three men wearing masks after being brutally beaten in an attempt to resist kidnap. These men were said to have come in a Sienna car.
“Any useful information would be appreciated. Call 08035406874 or the nearest police station.”
Police in the State also confirmed his abduction.
“The news is confirmed but we cannot categorically say it is a case of kidnap or not, as we speak, they have not called for any ransom but an investigation has commenced. We are on top of the situation.” Police said.