Ex-Imo speaker, Business man and others kidnapped


A former Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Lawman Duruji, has been kidnapped.

Newsmen gathered that Duruji was kidnapped at Ehime Mbano LGA on Saturday at Oriagu while returning from a function.

A businessman popularly known as Ezzybee was also kidnapped in Owerri. Ezzybee was kidnapped on Sunday while on the way to watch a local football match.


The wife of an ex-chairman of Okigwe Local Government Area, Frank Onwunere was also kidnapped.

Yet to be identified persons were also kidnapped at Okwelle junction in the Onuimo LGA of the state, and at the Umbomiri junction in the Mbaitoli and Amaraku in the Mbano Local Government Areas of the state.

These kidnappings took place separately between Saturday and Sunday in the state.

According to the police spokesperson, Micheal Abattam, “the command was on the trail of the kidnappers”


Michael Abattam also disclosed that one of the kidnap victims at Ubomiri has been rescued by the police.


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