An Assistant Commissioner of Police(ACP),Musa Rambo, has been kidnapped along Kaduna -Jos road.
According to reports, Rambo, who is the incumbent Area Commander for Suleja in Niger State, was abducted on Saturday by unknown gunmen.
Kaduna State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the incident, saying that it is working round the clock to secure the safe release of the ACP.
The command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO),DSP Yakubu Sabo, in a statement said: “On 19/10/2019 at about 15:30hrs, 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 for Suleja was found.
“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 in 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.”