Gunmen kidnap PDP chieftain

PDP chieftain in Jigawa state, Hamidan Abdu, 55 years, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen. 

According to reports gathered, Shangel village in Ringim LGA, Jigawa state was attacked by gunmen, they had stormed into the village around 1:30am with arms and kidnapped the victim.

Attempts had been made by residents to rescue him but it was no avail. The gunmen had gone directly into the chieftain's house and carried him.

Police Officers from the state police station had arrived late as the scene was vacant with ammunition scattered around.

The State Police Relations Officers, ASP Lawan Shisu  Adam confirmed the incident after he had made enquires around the village of what had happened that night.

In his words, "Gunmen had attacked Shengel  village on Saturday night around 1:30 am and the victim was taken away to an unknown destination."

Currently, investigations were reported to be ongoing in order to arrest the criminals.

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