by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
Bandits have reportedly kidnapped the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in-charge of Nasarawa Eggon Local Government of Nasarawa State, CSP Haruna Abdulmalik.
The reports indicated that, the DPO was kidnapped on Thursday, while on a patrol off Nasarawa Eggon–Akwanga Road.
According to sources, the kidnappers have already contacted the family of the victim, demanding N5m ransom.
Though, the Nasarawa State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Ramhan Nansel, is yet to make any categorical statement to that effect, the Deputy Chairman of the local government area, Benjamin Kuze, has allegedly confirmed the incident. Details later.