• Tue. Apr 23rd, 2024

Gunmen Kidnap First-Class Mornach In Nasarawa State

Nasarawa State Police Command has confirmed the kidnap of the Chief of Gurku, Alhaji Jibril Mamman Waziri, and his wife, Sa’adatu Waziri, in Karu Local Government Area, last night by suspected gunmen.

The Police Public Relations Officer DSP Ramhan Nansel disclosed this while speaking to Radio Nigeria in Lafia, the State Capital.

DSP Ramhan Nansel said the incident occurred on Sunday night at the palace in the community which was located ten kilometers away from Mararaba town in the LGA.

He explained that, at about 10 pm, a distress call was received by the Police Command that the palace of the chief of Gurku ten Kilometers away from Mararaba main town was invaded by suspected gunmen.

According to him, Upon receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police, CP Maiyaki Baba deployed a combined team of Police operatives in collaboration with vigilante groups to the scene.

DSP Ramhan Nansel added that, on the arrival of the operatives, they discovered that the chief and his wife were abducted to an unknown destination, noting that the surrounding bushes and the mountains were combed but all efforts to get them proved abortive.

He said the Commissioner of Police had further deployed additional men from the tactical teams; the anti-kidnapping unit and men from the Karu Area Command to the scene in order to rescue the chief and his wife unhurt.

Writing by Aliyu Muraki/Lafia, Editing Yusuf and Favour