23.8 C
New York
Tuesday, June 18, 2024

JUST IN: Gunmen Kill Policeman, Abduct Customs Officer In Taraba

Must read

A police sergeant serving with the Taraba State Police Command has been killed by gunmen in Jalingo the state capital.

The gunmen, suspected to be kidnappers, also abducted a Customs officer.

The two incidents occurred in the Sabongeri area of the Jalingo metropolis.

Confirming the reports, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Abdullahi Usman, said the sad incidents occurred at about 2am on Thursday, August 19, 2021.

The latest incident occurred barely one month after the traditional ruler of the Muri emirate, Abbas Tafida Njidda, gave herders thirty days ultimatum to vacate the state or desist from making life difficult for people in the state.

According to reports, the deceased sergeant was hacked to death in Sabongeri where the mobile police station is located.

Meanwhile, family members of the Customs officer who confirmed his abduction urged the state government to collaborate with the police and other security personnel to facilitate the release of their breadwinner winner unhurt.

More articles

- Advertisement -The Fast Track to Earning Income as a Publisher
- Advertisement -The Fast Track to Earning Income as a Publisher
- Advertisement -Top 20 Blogs Lifestyle

Latest article