BREAKING: Gunmen Invade Palace, Kidnap Prominent Ruler In Niger

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have kidnapped the district head of Wawa community in Borgu Kingdom, Dr. Mahmud Ahmed Aliyu.

GISTSMATE MEDIA Correspondent through PUNCH gathered that the district head was kidnapped in his palace around 9:30pm of Saturday by some gunmen.

According to a source, the abductors stormed his palace in their numbers, carrying guns and cutlasses; and went straight to his apartment where he had already retired.

Aliyu is said to be the 16th Dodo of Wawa and a PhD holder in Environmental Science from a Malaysian university . He is in the 12th year of his reign.

It was also learnt that the gunmen picked him in the presence of his wives without beating or hurting him.

Our correspondent also gathered that the family has, so far, not received any call from the kidnappers.

The state Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, confirmed the incident; adding that the Police were already on the bandits’ trail to rescue the district head.

“The Police tactical team and members of the vigilante of the area have been deployed for manhunt of the hoodlums, with a view to rescue the victim and arrest the culprits,” the PPRO said.

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *