Gunmen on Tuesday abducted a reporter, Mr Chucks Onuoha, from his country home in Umungasi, Ohuhu, Umuahia, Abia State.
According to a family source, Onuoha, who is the Editor-in-Chief of All Facts Newspaper, was abducted around 10pm by hoodlums who scaled his fence.
The source further disclosed that his vehicle was also taken by the hoodlums.
The abductors were said to have contacted the family and demanded a ransom of N10m.
The President-General of the community, Mr Suleiman Anyalewechi, confirmed the incident.
He said he was contacted by the secretary of the community, who informed him that some men took Onuoha away.
He noted that nobody knew the details of the incident until the kidnappers established contact with the family.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Geoffrey Ogbonna, said, “We are yet to be officially notified.”