Kaduna Police Command through the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Kajuru, has confirmed the receipt of an unfortunate report on the kidnap of the emir of Kajuru, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Alhassan Adamu in the early hours of today 11th July, 2021.

In a statement in kaduna, the Police Public Relation Officer ASP Muhammad Jalige says armed wielding bandits in large numbers invaded Kajuru town, shot sporadically and gained access into the emir’s residence where they abducted him and ten (10) members of his immediate family to an unknown destination.

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It notes that the Joint patrol of the Police Mobile Force (PMF), conventional Police and the Nigerian Army attached to Kajuru LGA are currently engaged in search and rescue missions of the victims while IGP’s Tactical units have been contacted for technical support.

According to the statement, the Command is saddened with the incident and it’s not relenting in ensuring lasting solution to current upsurge of criminality in the state.

It urges the public to remain calm and support the Police and other security agencies with credible information that will enable them curtail any possible attack on innocent citizens before it happened.

Rel/Abubakar Hamza, Kaduna