Kidnappers Tuesday night reportedly abducted a community leader in the Ugwuati community, in the Ukwa West council area of Abia State, Chief Chilaka.
The 75-year-old community leader is said to be the father of a serving commissioner in the Abia State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, ASOPADEC.
According to a family source, over 72 hours after his abduction, Pa Chilaka’s abductors were yet to establish contact with his family for ransom; raising fears about the health of
Contacted, spokesman of the Abia State Police Command, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, said the police were yet to be informed about the incident.
However, a military source confirmed Pa Chilaka’s kidnap but regretted the family members were yet to cooperate with soldiers to ensure his release.