Friday, October 18, 2013
Security expert, Ekhomu shot by kidnappers, wife rescued by SSS, Police
Security, Lagos, Dr Ona Ekhomu was yesterday shot and his wife,
Victoria abducted by suspected kidnappers at Ekpoma, Edo State.
The attack happened in front of Ambrose Ali University on their way to
their home town, Irua near Ekpoma.
It was learnt that the driver who was conveying the Ekhomu's family
died in the attack.
A friend of the Ekhomus, who confided inSaturday Sun,said Dr Ekhomu
was shot in the hand and was receiving treatment in the hospital while
his wife who was abducted by the gunmen was later rescued by a
combined team of the State Security Service(SSS) and the Police near
Warri in Delta State.
The gunmen were said to have abandoned Victoria when it was clear to
them that they were being chased.
The Ekhomus were said to have left with first flight from Lagos to
Benin where they took a vehicle to their town but were accosted by the
hoodlums who operated in a commando style.