Expatriate engineer kidnapped in Delta

Posted by News Express | 11 October 2016 | 2,132 times

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An expatriate engineer was abducted by armed men who attacked a group of foreigners on Monday evening at a railway construction site in Agbor, Delta State, the police confirmed today.

Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, Kalu Amadi Celestina, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, identified the engineer as Christian Nedelcu. The PPRO said that the engineer was taken away “after an exchange of sporadic gunshots between security escorts of the Romanian and the abductors.”
Engineer Nedelcu works for Dextron Nigeria Ltd, a construction firm, DSP Kalu said.
Romania’s foreign ministry said Romania’s embassy has asked Nigerian authorities to locate and rescue the man, whose family has been informed. Foreign Minister Lazar Comanescu activated a crisis cell to handle the situation.
•Photo shows gunman.

Source: News Express

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