The Kaduna state command of the Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the abduction of Musa Rambo, an assistant commissioner of police.
PUNCH had reported that Rambo was kidnapped on his way to Jos, Plateau state capital, on Saturday evening.
Earlier Yakubu Sabo, spokesman of the police in Kaduna, told TheCable that he could not confirm the incident.
But in a statement on Sunday afternoon, Sabo narrated how Rambo, commander of Suleja command of the police, was kidnapped.
“On 19/10/2019 at about 1530hrs a team of Operation Safe Heaven along Barde – Jos reported that, a Nissan Murano with Reg No. KRD 753 BT ash in color with a Police I.D. Card bearing ACP I Musa Rambo, the incumbent Area Commander Suleja,” he said.
“The Vehicle was found abandoned around Kanock Bridge a Boarder area between Kaduna and Nasarawa States which occupant was suspected to have been kidnapped along Barde to Jos Road by Kanock Forest.
“Contact has been established with the kidnappers requesting for ransom. Efforts Are on top gear towards rescuing the victim and arresting the culprits.
” The Commissioner of Police CP Ali Aji Janga psc assures members of the public that the Command is doing everything possible to secure the release of the victim. He also enjoins the good people of Kaduna State to continue to support the Police with relevant information that will help the Command to overcome the recent security problems.”