From Osakhare Erese, Asaba
Frequent missing car hiring operators across Delta State has continued to unsettle the State Government including Law Enforcement Agencies.
While investigation revealed that no fewer than ten car hiring operators between December 2017 and January 2018 had been reported to have been missing by the police, strong indications are that the missing car hire operators may have been kidnapped by ritualists currently prowling purposes.
Expectedly, the State Police Command through the Image Maker, Andrew Aniamaka, declared a middle-aged man, Okoro Stephen missing.
According to the Police Image Maker, the victim, a car hire service operator, until his sudden disappearance, was a resident of 17, Otomewo Close Agadaga Ekpan Warri in the State, adding that the victim had been missing since November 17, 2017 when an unknown person hired his vehicle’s services to Benin City, Edo State.
With registration number GRA 749KH, Toyota Camry, the car hire operator is a native of Ekwakwa, Agbarha Otor, and Urhobo by tribe.
But investigation revealed that there has also been reported cases of missing car hire operators in Asaba, one of such is one Emmanuel Oge who reportedly drove a customer to Okwe during wee and hours and never returned.
The family of the victim one of them, Glady Okoie who spoke to our reporter, said the matter had since been reported to the police who are currently investigation of mysterious circumstances surrounding the disappearance of the car hire operators.