Gunmen kidnap Divisional Police Officer in Plateau


Gunmen attack police station

.Gunmen attack police station

By Marie-Therese Nanlong, Jos

A Police officer said to be the  Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of the Pankshin Division in the Pankshin local government area of Plateau state was kidnapped a few days after he resumed work at the Division.

The name nor rank of the said officials could not be ascertained at the time of this report and the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Alfred Alabo, was not available to shed light on the development.

However, a resident of Pankshin who did not want to be named told Vanguard that kidnapping has been rife in the local community in recent times and everyone lives in fear.

According to him, “The incident happened close to our house, as we just ended our night prayers with my family, we heard gunshots, we tried to find out what was happening and we learned that some armed men went to Woktori hotel. It was this morning that we got to know that it was the kidnappers that kidnapped the newly posted DPO in Pankshin. We’…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper