An alleged attempt to kidnap the Imo state General Manager for Owerri Capital Development Authority, OCDA, Francis Chukwu has been foiled.
It was learnt that the attack took place around Ishinweke in the Ihitte Uboma local government area of the state at about 06:25 pm.
Although the reasons for the attack is unknown, some eyewitness said it appeared to be a kidnap attempt on the OCDA head.
In the attack which lasted 30 minutes, two Hilux vehicles belonging to the security agencies were attacked and set ablaze.
It was reported that not less than five persons sustained various degrees of injuries.
At the time of filling this report, Imo state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Micheal Abbattam, said he was not aware and that he should be given time to find out the details.