A pretty young businesswoman, Christiana Bernard has been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Bernard, an ex-beauty queen and owner of a fashion store, was said to be driving into her compound in the NTA area of Port Harcourt on Wednesday, when the gunmen stormed her compound an whisked her away.
The gunmen reportedly smashed the car glass window of her car after she refused to open the vehicle door to them.
Bernard was said to have been taken away by the gunmen in her wine Honda Crosstour vehicle.
“I called one of my friends that is close to her house and she said the gunmen entered her compound as she was driving in from the shop; they pointed a gun at the security man and asked him to lie down. They knocked on her car window but she didn’t wound down, so they broke her glass, entered the car and took her away.
“Her vehicle was later found around the Air Force Road in Port Harcourt; nobody has contacted us for a ransom or anything. We just hope they will return her safely,” the source was quoted
Spokesperson of the Rivers State Police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, when contacted, promised to find out about the incident.