Just in: Kidnappers Invade Abuja Palace, Kidnap Monarch
- Criminals have kidnapped His Royal Highness (HRH) Alhaji Hassan Shamidozhi, a traditional ruler in Abuja
- The monarch was reportedly seated in front of his palace taking fresh air, when he was whisked away at gunpoint
- Meanwhile, the abductors of the monarch had not made any contact with the family of the kidnapped monarch
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Kidnaper have struck in Abuja after they kidnapped the traditional ruler of Bukpe community in Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
His Royal Highness (HRH) Alhaji Hassan Shamidozhi, who was whisked away at gunpoint was abducted while sitting in front of his palace, taking fresh air.
This was disclosed by he monarch’s brother, who is the Chief Imam of the Community’s Central Mosque, Malam Jibrin D. Gimba, Daily Trust reports.
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“I just walked into my house after he his palace when he said he wanted to take some shower after which he will come out rest in front of his palace to take some fresh air,” the brother said.
“Some few minutes later, I started hearing gunshots… I watched through my window and discovered that the kidnappers had whisked him away.”
Gimba also said the abductors of the monarch had not made any contact with the family.
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