Bandits kidnap DPO in Plateau


By Nasir Isa

Armed bandits have kidnapped a Divisional Police Officer (DPO), in  Pankshin Local Government Area of Plateau State.

The DP simply identified as SP Laree was reportedly abducted on Thursday at Woktori Hotel in Pankshin three days after he resumed his new posting as the DPO.

A Police Officer, speaking under the condition of anonymity said that the gunmen kidnapped the DPO after firing a shot at him.

“The DPO was just posted to Pankshin about three days ago,” the officer recounted.

“He was staying in a hotel in Pankshin and was in that hotel when the gunmen came and shot him before taking him away,” he added.

As of the time of filing this report, the spokesperson for the Police in Plateau State, DSP Alfred Alabo, did not respond to calls or a text message for comments.

Related articles

Recent articles