Gunmen have kidnapped David Dongbam, a second class traditional ruler of Dorock Kingdom in Shandam local government area of Plateau.
Terna Tyopev, police spokesman in Plateau, made this known in a statement on Tuesday.
He said Dongbam was abducted at his residence in Shandam on Monday night.
Tyopev told NAN: “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 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.”
The Plateau police spokesman said the command will subsequently give updates on developments on the issue, adding that efforts were on to rescue the monarch.