Mon. Oct 26th, 2020

Some gunmen on Tuesday abducted the daughter of a former Tourism Commissioner in Plateau State, Mr. Peter Mwadkon.

Miss Christie Peter, daughter of the APC chieftain, was kidnapped at about 2am in her sister’s house in Kwata community of Jos South Local Government Area, Plateau State.

The Nation learnt that the gunmen reportedly broke into the house, picked a boy but returned him for the 26-year-old graduate of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.

The kidnappers were heard arguing among themselves after kidnapping the under-10 boy that they were sent to take a lady, not a boy.

The kidnappers has so far established contacts with the family of the young graduate, demanding a ransom of N5 million.

The kidnap incidence occurred six hours after a 27-year-old Mr. Gabriel Bulus was reportedly killed in Torok village of Rim community, Riyom LGA of Plateau State.

Bulus was killed at about 8pm on Monday in an ambush by suspected herdsmen.

The State Police Command has confirmed both incidences and assured families of victims that they are on the trail of the suspects.

Public Relation Officer of the police DSP Terna Tyopev , who confirmed the attacks to The Nation on phone, said Bulus was returning from a place he was charging his phone when he ran into an ambush of the gunmen.

Tyopev said efforts are on to get the criminals.

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