Gunmen kidnap former Plateau commissioner’s daughter, demand N5m ransom


Gunmen kidnap former Plateau commissioner?s daughter, demand N5m ransom

The daughter of a former Commissioner for Tourism in Plateau state, Mr Peter Mwadkon (pictured) has been kidnapped by gunmen.


Miss Christie Peter was kidnapped by the gunmen at her sister’s house in Kwata Community, Jos South Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday.


It was gathered that the gunmen stormed the community around 2am, broke into their house and abducted the 26-year-old graduate of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.


A member of the community, Emmanuel Choji, said that the abductors contacted the victim’s famiy and demanded N5m as ransom.

“We are still in shock over the incident. This kind of thing should not be allowed to continue. How can gunmen arrive in a community and start shooting at residents without anything done to stop them? What happened, in this case, was that they just arrived in the community around 2am on Tuesday. They broke into their house and whisked the young girl away. It was a boy that the gunmen initially kidnapped but they were…

Source: Linda Ikeji