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Gunmen Kill 1, Abduct 3 In Bauchi

At least one person has been reported killed and three others abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Bauchi State.

Local residents said the incident happen on Wednesday  in Boto village, Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of the State. 

Spokesperson of the State Police Command,  Ahmed Wakili, who confirmed the development,  assured  that the kidnapped victims would be rescued and reunited with their families.

“We got a distress call that gunmen, believed to be kidnappers invaded Boto village. 

“The Police Commissioner, Umar Sanda immediately directed the Divisional Police officer, Tafawa Balewa Division to swing into action.

“The DPO mobilised his men and rushed to the village but the gunmen had left with the victims. Our men are now combing the bushes in pursuit of the criminals. In Sha Allah, we will arrest them and bring them to justice”,  he said.

According to Wakil, the command has previously responded quickly to rescue kidnapped victims and is ready to do so again in this scenario.

Wakil urged the public to work with security forces to combat insecurity.

Manuels Effe


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