Gunmen kidnapped Kaduna lawmaker identity as Suleiman Dabo


Kaduna State member House of Assembly identity as Suleiman Ibrahim Dabo was on Friday kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

Suleiman Ibrahim Dabo Kaduna lawmaker

The incident happened along Kaduna-Zaria road. The Kaduna State police command has however confirmed the kidnap of a member of the state House of Assembly along Kaduna -Zaria road. Vanguard had exclusively reported that the member of the state parliament was abducted by unknown gunmen along Kaduna Zaria highway late on Thursday. In a statement issued Friday afternoon, the state police public Relations Officer, Yakubu Sabo said efforts are being made to locate the kidnapped victim and secure his release. The statement reads: “CONFIRMATION OF INCIDENT: On 30/08/19 at about 0030hrs, the Command received information through DPO Mararraban Jos that a Toyota Camry with Reg No ZAR 972 TL was found parked without occupants at a point near Farakwai Village along Kad -Zaria Expressway. Patrol Teams were immediately dispatched to the area and recovered the vehicle to the station.
“Upon search, an ID Card bearing Hon Suleiman Ibrahim Dabo a member of Kaduna State House of Assembly Representing Zaria Constituency was found. Contact was made and it was confirmed that he was the person involved in the incident. Team’s of conventional Police, PMF personnel, SARS and Anti Kidnapping Unit of the Command are currently combing the bush for possible rescue of the victim and arresting the criminals. “The IGP’S IRT were also contacted for technical support in tracking the hoodlums. The update will follow Please” the statement reads. The kidnap of the state house of assembly is coming two days after three final year students of the ABU were released from kidnappers den after payment of ransom by their families. After a seeming lull, kidnap in and around Kaduna has resumed in frightening dimension. Five persons were kidnapped in Kaduna metropolis just about a week ago while unknown numbers were also kidnapped along Kaduna Abuja highway.
Source: Vanguard

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