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A nursing mother has allegedly been abducted by gunmen suspected kidnappers at Ngurore Police Station in Yola local government area of Adamawa State.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje made the news public when he spoke to newsmen on Sunday.
He confirmed that the suspected kidnappers stormed the Police station at about 2am in the early hours of Sunday and went away with the nursing mother, stressing that no casualty was recorded in the incident.
He explained that, ‘The criminals separated into two groups; one attacked the Police station to divert the attention of security operatives, while other group attacked Alhaji Umaru’s house and kidnapped his wife, Hauwa Umaru, and her daughter.’
The PPRO said the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Mohammed Barde, has ordered the deployment of operational assets including Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), Crack Squad and Anti-Kidnapping units to Ngurore.
DSP Suleiman Nguroje further said operational units were expected to carry out confidence-boosting patrols within the hotspots in coordinated operations to ensure that the kidnapped victims are rescued and arrest the culprits.
The PPRO explained that the commissioner assured that the command was committed to working with other patriotic stakeholders toward restoring public order in Ngurore and other parts of the state against men of the underworld.
He assured that the head of the Police Intervention Team, SP Babagana Abubakar, was already on ground to coordinate Police investigative operation and rescue response to ensure the realization of the set objectives.
DSP Suleiman Ngoruje call on all citizens of the State to go about their normal businesses in a peaceful and law-abiding manner while calling on them to report any suspicious person(s) around their neighbourhood to security agencies.
AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK