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Police, Nasarawa residents prevent PDP chieftain’s kidnap, rescue victims



Law enforcement officials and a few civilians on Saturday scuttled the kidnapping of a Individuals’s Democratic Get together (PDP) chieftain in Nasarawa, Umar Nasiru.

In an announcement on Sunday, Public Relations Officer, ASP Rahman Nansel mentioned the incident occurred at about 8:10pm.

The spokesman famous {that a} misery name was obtained that six gunmen have been in an energetic operation.

They invaded Nasiru’s residence on the Bukan Kwato space of Lafia, the state capital.

Commissioner of Police, Adesina Soyemi mobilised patrol groups across the axis to the scene.

Nansel mentioned the officers and brave members of the neighborhood collectively foiled the assault.


The assailants hit Nasiru with a stick on his brow and shot a neighbour on the suitable leg.

They then escaped into close by bushes, whereas the victims have been rushed to a hospital. All are in a secure situation, studies say..

“Efforts are ongoing to arrest the fleeing suspects. An investigation is ongoing”, the assertion added.

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