Varsity lecturer kidnapped in Kaduna

Posted by Garba Muhammad, Kaduna | 3 August 2019 | 1,285 times

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A Nigerian university lecturer, Abubakar idris, working with Federal University Dutsinma, Katsina State, has been reportedly abducted from his residence in Kaduna by unidentified persons and taken to an unknown destination. Kaduna State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, confirmed the development in a statement on Saturday.

The incident occurred on Friday around 1pm.

DSP Sabo said: “We received an information through DPO Barnawa Division Kaduna who received a distress call that, two  unidentified persons gained entry into the residence of one Abubakar Idris at No 41A Lawal Aliyu Road and forced him to enter his Ash coloured BMW Car with Registration number (not yet be known) and zoomed off to unknown destination.

“Patrol Teams led by the DPO quickly moved to the scene but the hoodlums had already escaped with the victim.”

Investigation, according to the police statement, later revealed that the victim was likely trailed by the hoodlums while returning home at about 0100hrs.

“The Command is currently making efforts to apprehend the fleeing suspected criminals and rescue the victim. Update will follow please,” the statement said.

Source: News Express

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