Sunday, April 14, 2024

Kidnappers abduct two people in Gombe

The Gombe State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the kidnap of two persons in the Shabewa community of Dukku Local Government Area of the state.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mahid Abubakar, who confirmed this, said the command would partner with local vigilante groups to ensure their timely release.

According to him, the state Commissioner of Police, Oqua Etim, has deployed operatives who would ensure that the two captives are released unhurt.

He said, “We have confirmed the abduction of a male and a female from the Shabewa community of Dukku Local Government Area.

“The Commissioner of Police has deployed an operational team to work alongside the vigilante group to rescue the victims unhurt. They are presently in the bush in chase of the criminals.”

The command said in September that at least 67 persons were declared missing between January and September 2023 in the state.

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