Emma Ogueri, a teacher at Imo State University, IMSU, Owerri, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen
Mr Emma Ogueri, who is in the Faculty of Social Sciences, was abducted at a pharmacy shop, opposite All Seasons Hotel in Owerri on Saturday.
He was said to be hanging out with friends and had gone to the pharmacy to buy medicine when he was whisked away after receiving severe beating from his captors.
Further reports said his abductors were dressed in police uniform.
Meanwhile, the kidnappers had placed their ransom in the tone of millions.
Orlando Ikeokwu, the police spokesperson in the state, said that the kidnap incident had been reported, and the police had swung into action.