Police foil kidnap attempt on Nasarawa South PDP Zonal Chairman
Police operatives in Lafia have foiled a kidnap attempt on Nasarawa south zonal chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Spokesman of the command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, who made the disclosure, said on Saturday, November 20, 2021, about 8:10 p.m, a distress call was received that, six unidentified gunmen invaded the residence of one Umar Nasiru Black located at Bukan Kwato area of Lafia and attempted to kidnap him.
He said: “Upon receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police, Adesina Soyemi immediately mobilised Police patrol teams stationed at the area to the scene, the kidnap was foiled due to prompt intervention of the Police and members of the community.
“In a bid to escape, the hoodlums hit the said Umar Nasiru Black with a stick on his forehead and shot one of his neighbours on the right leg before they narrowly escaped into the nearby bushes.
“Consequently, the victims were rushed to the Hospital for medical treatment and are in stable condition. Efforts are ongoing to arrest the fleeing suspects. Investigation is ongoing.”