By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The Kaduna Police Command has said that it received through the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Kajuru, Kaduna an unfortunate report on the kidnap of the Chief of Kajuru, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Alhassan Adamu in the early hours of Sunday July 11, 2021.
A statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Mohammed Jalige said that the incident occurred about 0234hrs when armed wielding bandits in large numbers invaded Kajuru town, shot sporadically and gained access into the Chief’s residence where they abducted him and ten (10) members of his immediate family to an unknown destination.
“Notwithstanding, the Joint patrol of the Police Mobile Force (PMF), conventional Police and the Nigerian Army attached to Kajuru LGA are currently engaged in search and rescue mission around the forest for a possible rescue of the victims while IGP’s Tactical units have been contacted for technical support,” it said
The Command said that it is saddened with the incident and is not relenting in ensuring lasting solution to current upsurge of criminality in the state.
“Members of the public are urged to remain calm and should always support the Police and other security agencies with credible information that will enable them curtail any possible attack on innocent citizens before it happened” it urged.