Unknown gunmen yesterday kidnapped a mechanic, Ngozi Alozie, along Opobo road, Aba.
The gunmen were said to have seized the mechanic as he was driving home in a Toyota Sienna bus belonging to one of his customers at about 8pm.
The gunmen also shot his apprentice on the leg and threw him out of the bus and sped off, Vanguard reports.
The apprentice is now receiving medical attention at an undisclosed hospital in the city.
Police Public Relations Officer, Abia State Command, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, who confirmed the incident, stated that Policemen later recovered the Sienna bus at Isiala Ngwa area.
Ogbonna disclosed that another vehicle abandoned by the gunmen was also recovered.