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By Marie Nanlong

Jos—A Second Class Chief in Shendam local government area of Plateau State, the Long Dorok, Mr. David Dongbam, has been kidnapped, the State Police Command confirmed.

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The monarch was said to have been abducted from his home by yet to be known people.

Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the state, DSP Terna Tyopev, who disclosed this yesterday, said that Dongbam was abducted at his residence in Shandam Monday night.

“Yesterday, at about 10 p.m., we received information that unknown gunmen stormed the residence of the Longdorock, Mr. David Dongbam, a second-class chief of Dorock Kingdom of Shandam LGA and took him to an unknown destination.

“On receipt of the information, we immediately formed a search and rescue team which is working assiduously to rescue the traditional ruler unhurt,” Tyopev disclosed

The PPRO said the command would update members of the public on developments on the issue, adding that efforts were on to rescue the monarch.


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