Unknown gunmen have abducted an 82-year-old woman, Mrs Alice Fadeni, at Okeriota area of Ode Aye in Okitipupa Local Government Areas of Ondo State.
The victim is the mother of a Lagos-based businessman, Mr Sehinde Fadeni.
She was said to have been abducted on Tuesday evening and whisked to an unknown destination.
It was gathered that the armed men stormed the residence of the victim and kidnapped the octogenarian.
Her abductors have not contacted the family of the victim for ransom.
Public Relations Officer of the state police command, CSP Femi Joseph, confirmed the incident.
He said an investigation had commenced on the incident.
He said, “We aware of the abduction of the old woman and we have started an investigation into it. We are also on the trail of the bandits.”
Condemning the dastardly act, the senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, described the kidnap of the octogenarian as evil.
Senator Tofowomo urged the security agencies in the state to move into action for the unconditional release of the victim and bringing the perpetrators to book immediately.