They Were Armed With Dangerous Weapons, Police Reveal How Bandits Kidnapped Kaduna Emir

They Were Armed With Dangerous Weapons, Police Reveal How Bandits Kidnapped Kaduna Emir

  • The Kaduna state police command has reacted to the abduction of the Emir of Kajuru, Alhaji Alhassan Adamu
  • Muhammed Jalige, the spokesman for the command, has given an update about efforts by security officials to rescue the monarch
  • The emir’s abduction adds to a series of abductions in Kaduna state by bandits who have overrun several communities

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Kaduna state- A security team comprising of police and army officers has commenced an operation to rescue the Emir of Kajuru, Alhassan Adamu, and 10 members of his family who were kidnapped by bandits.

The spokesman for the Kaduna state command, Muhammed Jalige, said the bandits who were armed with dangerous weapons, attacked the monarch's palace on Sunday, July 11, and took him to an unknown destination, The Nation reported.

Police speak on recent abduction of emir of Kajuru, Alhassan Adamu.
Police have condemned the kidnapping of the Emir of Kajuru, Alhassan Adamu. Photo: Nigeria Police Force
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He said:

”Notwithstanding, the Joint patrol of the Police Mobile Force (PMF), conventional Police, and the Nigerian Army attached to Kajuru LGA are currently engaged in search and rescue mission around the forest for a possible rescue of the victims while IGP’s Tactical units have been contacted for technical support.”

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According to The Punch, Jalige stated that the Kaduna police command was saddened by the latest attack in the state.

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He, however, urged members of the public to remain calm and always support security agencies with credible information that will enable them avert attacks before they occur.

Parents of abducted Kebbi students say Bandits Have Married Off their daughters

Meanwhile, parents of the schoolgirls abducted from the Federal Girls’ College Yawuri, Kebbi state, have raised an alarm over the claim of the kidnappers that their daughters have been married off.

According to the children's parents, the kidnappers are sending them video footage showing that their daughters are already married and from time to time calling them to talk to their children.

Daily Trust newspaper reported that one of the students' parents told the BBC Hausa Service that every time they called their captors, they would tell them that their children were safe.

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