The Delta State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of one Rukky Eneru by unknown gunmen in Uvwie Local Government Area.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Celestina Kalu, confirmed the incident to newsmen on Monday in Warri.
The police image maker said effort was ongoing to rescue the victim unhurt and also apprehend the suspects.
Kalu said: “We have already spread our dragnet to rescue the victim as well as apprehend the hoodlums to face the law.
She said Eneru was abducted by unknown gunmen at about 6am on her way to church on Sunday in Isoko Estate near Airport Road.
Sources said the hoodlums, numbering three, allegedly forced the victim into her dark-coloured Toyota Camry car and later transferred her into another car and whisked away.
Kalu explained: “Her car was later abandoned by the hoodlums at a spot.
“The operatives of the Warri Area Command and the patrol team at Ugborikoko Police Station, the jurisdiction where the incident occurred, made efforts to rescue the victim when they got the information.
“The kidnappers are yet to make any contact or demand for ransom.”