Operatives of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has foiled the kidnap of Nasarawa South Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Zonal Chairman.
This was made known in a statement obtained by Naija News on Sunday morning.
According to the statement released by DSP, Ramhan Nansel, gunmen numbering about six had stormed the home of Umar Nasiru Black to abduct him but the attempted was stopped by the swift response of a police patrol team.
The statement reads: “On 20/11/2021 at about 2010hrs, a distress call was received that, six unidentified gunmen invaded the residence of one Umar Nasiru Black located at Bukan kwato area of Lafia and attempted to kidnap him.
“Upon receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi immediately mobilised Police patrol teams stationed at the area to the scene; the kidnap was foiled due to prompt intervention of the Police and members of the community.
“And, In a bid to escape, the hoodlums hit the said Umar Nasiru Black with a stick on his forehead and shot one of his neighbour on the right leg before they narrowly escaped into the nearby bushes.
“Consequently, the victims were rushed to the Hospital for medical treatment and are in stable condition. Efforts are ongoing to arrest the fleeing suspects. Investigation is ongoing.”
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