Tension In Nasarawa As Gunmen Kidnap DPO, Demand N5 Million

Tension In Nasarawa As Gunmen Kidnap DPO, Demand N5 Million

By Wires Editor | The Trent on June 23, 2022
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Haruna Abdulmalik, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Nasarawa Eggon Local Government of Nasarawa State, has been reportedly kidnapped and taken to an unknown destination in the state.

The DPO was said to be on patrol off Nasarawa Eggon – Akwanga Road on Thursday, June 23, 2022, when he encountered the gunmen around Bakyano.

Scanty information available to journalists at the time of filing this report had it that the DPO has been taken away to unknown destination.

The kidnappers were said to have contacted his family, demanding N5 million ransom.

Confirming the report, Deputy Chairman of the Local government area, Eng. Benjamin Kuze said the CSP was kidnapped at about 9 pm in the area in Bakono road, adding that efforts to reach the DPO have not yielded positive results since the incident took place.

All effort to get the confirmation of the Police Command in the state has not been successful.

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