Police issue update on assistant commissioner of police kidnapped close to Abuja

Police issue update on assistant commissioner of police kidnapped close to Abuja

The Kaduna command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), on Sunday, October 20, confirmed the kidnap of an assistant commissioner of the law enforcement agency, ACP Musa Rambo.

Spokesperson of the Kaduna command, DSP Yakubu Sabo, issued the confirmation saying the ACP was abducted on Saturday, October 19, at about 3.30 pm.

According to Sabo, the victim's car with registration number KRD 753 BT and his identity card were found abandoned along the road by a team of 'Operation Safe Heaven'.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quoted Sabo as saying that the vehicle was abandoned near Kanock Bridge, a border area between Kaduna and Nasarawa states.

The police spokesperson also disclosed that communication had been established with the kidnappers who requested for ransom.

He, however, did not state how much the kidnappers demanded for the police officer's release, but noted that efforts were on to rescue him.

“The state commissioner of police, Ali Janga assures the public of the command’s resolve to secure the release of the victim.

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“He enjoin the people of the state to continue to support the police with relevant information that could help the command to overcome the recent security problems," he said.

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Legit.ng earlier reported how Isa Rambo, area commander in Suleja was kidnapped by gunmen around Kaduna.

He was said to be on his way to Jos when he was attacked and whisked away by the kidnappers.

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