Saturday, June 15, 2019
Advertisement

Children stranded as gunmen abduct parent in Kogi

Children stranded as gunmen abduct parent in Kogi
April 15
20:14 2019
Advertisement

A man identified as Henshaw Ativie has been kidnapped alongside his wife and children in Itakpe-Adogo road in Adavi local government area of Kogi state.

Hakeem Busari, commissioner of police in Kogi, confirmed the kidnap, saying the family ran into gunmen on their way to Edo state.

He said the the abductors forced the vehicle to a stop by shooting at the tyres before ordering the occupants to come down.

According to him, the kidnappers later led the man and his wife into the nearby bush and left the three children stranded by the roadside.

He said policemen deployed to the scene discovered that one of the twins was hit by a bullet fired by the kidnappers.

Busari said the girl was taken to hospital for treatment, while the remaining two children and the vehicle were in police custody.

He added that the men of “Operation Puff Adder” recently deployed to the state were already on the trail of the kidnappers, giving assurance that the couple would be rescued soon.

RECEIVE ALERTS FROM THECABLE

BBM CHANNEL C0038F78B
WHATSAPP 08113975334
TWITTER @thecableng
Copyright 2019 TheCable. All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from TheCable.
Advertisement

Social Comments

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

Let me tell You a sad story ! There are no comments yet, but You can be first one to comment this article.

Write a comment

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published.
Required fields are marked *

*

Advertisement
Advertisement

Exchange Rates

June 14, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS362475413
KANO361474413
PH361475412
ABUJA362476413
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement