A resident doctor, Wisdom Iboyitete, has been abducted at the Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers
Smartgist24 gathered that the incident occurred at 11:30 pm on Sunday.
“The incident has caused tension in the Ijaw riverine community.
Iboyitete received an emergency call from the hospital. Unknown to him, the supposed patient and others who accompanied the patient turned out to be kidnappers.
“The kidnappers have not established contact with the doctors’ family or residents of the community,” a source said.
The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, confirmed the incident on Monday.
He said that the kidnappers pretended to be patients who needed medical services.
“Yes, the people posed as patients, so the doctor was to treat them. They kidnapped him and took him inside the water.
“Maybe they came with a boat. But we have mobilised policemen to that place to see what they can do,” Inuwa said.