Gunmen have kidnapped seven persons including four women along Elele Isiokpo road in Ikwere local government area of Rivers State.

The seven persons were travelling in a Siena vehicle, on their way from Abuja to Port Harcourt.

One of the women was reported to be pregnant while the other two are members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), and were on their way from a meeting in the federal capital territory.

It was gathered that the abductors are yet to establish contact with the families of the victims.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the abduction said they are currently on the trail of the hoodlums.