Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped the Area Commander, Suleja Area Command of the Nigeria Police Force, Mr Isa Rambo, around Kaduna, the PUNCH has reported, quoting a high ranking police source.
The source told newsmen that, “He was kidnapped around Kaduna and was on his way to Jos along with his driver when they were attacked and whisked away. The kidnappers have made contact with us and are demanding a ransom of N50m.”
Vanguard recalls that the Kaduna high way has been reported for all forms of vices from kidnappings, to banditry and herdsmen menace forcing travellers to opt for alternative means of transportation to avoid the Kaduna Highway.
The Police are yet to confirm the report. Vanguard has tried to speak with the spokesperson of the Kaduna Police Command but he is yet to respond to vanguard’s enquiry on the report.
Recall that similar event had happened in Delta state when a divisional police officer was kidnapped and a three million naira ransom was reportedly paid but the Police denied any ransom was paid.