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Youths kidnapped soldier in Anambra community

The youths of Anaku community in the Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra State have reportedly kidnapped in the area.

Report has it that the soldier was sent to the area on a peace mission.

The youths also reportedly dispossessed the soldier of his service gun.

The incident was confirmed by the Chairman of Ayamelum Local Government Area, Chief Livinus Onyenwe, on Monday.

The chairman confirmed that there’s a gun battle between the soldiers and the youth and this led to the kidnap of one of the soldiers who was also dispossessed of his service gun.

He said the soldiers pulled down the house of the leader of the gang and those of others who were suspected to be part of the gang.

“The state governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo has directed youths of the community to immediately release the soldier and return his gun.

“The governor also directed law enforcement agencies to do everything within their constitutional powers to ensure that the soldier was rescued, and his rifle returned,” he stated.

The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga was not reachable for confirmation of the incident.

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