The Anambra State police command has confirmed the kidnap of a popular native doctor Akwa Okuko tiwara aki on Sunday night in one of his hotels in the state.
The native doctor, known as Akwa Okuko tiwara aki ( an egg that breaks palm nut), was believed to possess power of disappearance, but could not disappear when the kidnappers came for him.
His two personal aides were said to have been killed in the vicinity of the hotel before the kidnappers effortlessly took him away.
Regarded as one of the strongest native doctors in Anambra State, it was a surprise that he was kidnapped with so much ease in his hotel, Triple P Hotel, which is one of the three hotels he built in Oba.
The Anambra State police state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga said the incident happened around 11:30pm last night.
The state Commissioner of Police, Aderemi Adeoye has already ordered operatives to go after his abductors and ensure his release.
A source said: “Akwa Okuko Tiwara aki has been Kidnapped. Two of his security men were shot dead.
“The ease of his abduction has put a question mark on his rumoured strength”.
In the meantime, many people have been trouping to his house in Oba to find out if truly he was kidnapped in view of the enormous powers he was believed to possess.
The kidnappers have also not made any contact with his family in terms of ransom to be paid.