Police Confirms abduction of 85-year Old Monarch, goes after Culprits

Written by on July 12, 2021

Operatives of the Kaduna State Police Command have confirmed the abduction of the 85-year-old Emir of Kajuru, Alhaji Alhassan Adamu, by bandits in the early hours of Sunday.

According to The Police The bandits attacked the residence of the monarch in Kajuru, Kajuru Local Government Area of the state, and kidnapped him and 10 of his family members.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, said in a statement that the incident occurred around 2.34am.

According to him, bandits in large numbers and wielding weapons, gained access into the emir’s palace, abducted him and 10 members of his immediate family.

While saying that the command was saddened by the latest attack, Jalige urged members of the public to remain calm and always support the police and other security agencies with credible information that will enable them curtail any possible attack on innocent citizens before it happens.

Also, the residence of a clinical psychologist at the Department of Psychiatric, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Shika, 

Mrs Jummai Suleiman Was attacked around 9pm on Saturday as she and her three children were abducted by bandits.

The names of the children were given as Abdullateef, 10; Amina, six; and Abdulrahman, four.

Similarly, gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted the Provost, Zamfara State College of Agriculture, Bakura, Alhaji Habibu Mainasara.

Also kidnapped were a teacher at the Government Science Secondary School, Bakura, Malam Mohammed Kabi, and one other boy whose identity had yet to be ascertained as of the time of filing this report.

According to a family source, the provost was abducted by the bandits around 2am on Sunday from his official residence within the Government Science Secondary School, Bakura.

Source: PUNCH


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