Eze Charles Iroegbu, the traditional ruler of Umuezie community in Nguru, Aboh Mbaise local government area of Imo state, was on Wednesday, kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
VANTAGE NEWS learnt that the gunmen kidnapped the traditional ruler, his cabinet members and some members of his family on Wednesday evening immediately they returned home from a traditional wedding event.
A reliable source told our correspondent that the monarch is alleged to be the managing Director of a popular mass transit in Imo.
Umuezie community is currently tensed over the situation.
As of the time of filing this report, police are yet to officially make a statement on the ugly incident.