Gunmen abduct PDP chieftain in Jigawa

Gunmen abduct PDP chieftain in Jigawa

Gunmen kidnapped Hamidan Abdu (shangel), a 55-year-old PDP chieftain in Jigawa State’s Ringim Local Government Area.

According to a source in Micnaij who preferred anonymity, armed gunmen stormed Shangel village in Ringim Local Government around 1:30 a.m. and kidnapped the victim.

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He said the gunmen went directly to the victim’s house and carried him away, shooting guns in the air before they left the village with the victim.

Gunmen abduct PDP chieftain in Jigawa

He said residents of the area made attempts to rescue the victim but to no avail due to the gun shots.

State Police Public Relations Officer, Asp Lawan Shisu Adam confirmed the incident to DAILY POST.

He said the incident happened on Saturday night at about 1:30am in Shengel village of Ringim and that the gunmen went away with the victim to an unknown destination.

Adam said the hoodlums fired some shots before leaving the house of the victim.

He said none of the resident was injured but empty shells were discovered by the police.

He said a team of police officers visited the scene and found empty shells of ammunition.

The PPRO said investigation was on to arrest the criminals.

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