Suspected gunmen in military uniform kidnap 27 persons in Taraba

About twenty-seven persons have been kidnapped by suspected gunmen in Taraba State, along Wukari/Takum road. 

The Takum local  government council chairman, Shiban Tikari, while confirming the abduction said the victims were on their way back to Takum after attending a wedding in Wukari.

He disclosed that the kidnappers wore military uniforms and disguised as soldiers, saying, “On seeing the kidnappers in military uniform, the driver stopped, thinking that they were soldiers, only for them to be ordered into the bush by the hoodlums”.

The State’s Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), David Misal, also confirming the report said that some persons went missing while on their way home to Takum from Wukari.

“We are already on top of the situation,” he said.

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