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Assistant Commissioner Of Police, Others Kidnapped

While traveling with members of his family along the Birnin-Gwari-Funtua road on Wednesday, an ACP (Assistant Commissioner of Police) identified as Emmanuel, who is serving in Gusau, Zamfara State, was reportedly abducted by unknown gunmen.

Accoridng to Daily Trust, the police boss and three members of his family were said to be travelling in a Hilux van when they ran into the gunmen who forced their vehicle to stop and whisked them away in another vehicle.

A source said immediately policemen patrolling the route got information that some persons travelling in a Sharon bus had been abducted, they raised an alarm as one of them had during a stopover at a police post identified himself as their colleague and inquired about one of them who he said is his friend but was told had been transferred to Maiduguri.

There was no official reaction as at the time of reporting.