Metro Armed Operatives Abduct Nigerian Journalist In Akwa Ibom - Sahara Reporters


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The police and the State Security Services deny knowledge of the whereabouts of the editor.

Armed men, suspected to be government operatives, on Tuesday seized a senior editor of a popular Uyo-based newspaper widely regarded for its critical views of the Akwa Ibom State government.

Mr. Thomas was riding in a Keke tricycle when he was attacked by the plain-clothed men.
A witness said the editor attempted to escape after apparently realizing the tricycle was being trailed by a car.

But as Mr. Thomas made to run, the witness said, three men emerged from a Toyota Corolla and chased down the fleeing editor, promptly handcuffed and forced him into the waiting car.

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