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Regional News of Sunday, 5 March 2023


Taraba monarch’s two wives, son abducted

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Two wives and a son of the traditional ruler of Sarkin Kudu, Dansalama Adamu, in Ibi local government council of the state have been abducted, the police command in Taraba State has confirmed.

The whereabouts of the abducted remain unknown at the time of filing this report.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Usman Abdullahi who confirmed the incident said that the event occurred on Friday, March 5.

Some suspects, as made known by him, have been arrested in connection with the “Friday night’s abduction in Ibi local government.”

He said the arrested suspects are presently assisting the police with useful information that will lead to the arrest of other suspects.

The police, according to him, are leaving no stone unturned in order to rescue the victims unhurt.

The unknown gunmen, as gathered by our state correspondent, stormed the premises of the monarch in the Serkin Kudu community of the council when he was out of the house.

The attack comes barely a month after the two wives and six children of the monarch of Mutum-Biyu in Gassol local government council of the state, were killed by their abductors in Taraba.