There was tension at the Rumuoloro axis of Port Harcourt on Thursday evening following the killing of three policemen who were escorting a Very Important Person, VIP, by unknown gunmen.
Although the Rivers State Police Command was yet to respond at press time, reports have it that what was probably a surprise attack happened on the Rumuokoro flyover at 1730 hours on Thursday, and the assailants were reported to be in military uniform.
Reports further said that the VIP was taken away to unknown destination even as tension has enveloped the area, with the accompanying heavy traffic build up.
There are indications that the identity of the kidnapped VIP has been known and that his relations in Rivers State are making frantic efforts to ensure his prompt release unharmed.
One of the victims of the Thursday attack at Rumuokoro Flyover