Unknown gunmen have abducted a lady identified as Farmat Paul in the Bokkos local government area of Plateau State a few hours to her wedding on Monday.
It was gathered that Farmat and the groom to be, Zaphaniah Kosom, had sent out invitation cards for their wedding ceremony which was fixed for a church in Ngyong community at the local government before she was abducted.
A further report had it that the bride was kidnapped at the residence of her pastor where she had slept a night before her wedding being the practice of the church.
According to Tribune, a source disclosed that the gunmen abducted Farmat from the pastor’s house at about 10:45 pm while the pastor and his family members were left unhurt.
The source added that the gunmen spoke in Fulani language throughout the operation which lasted for 10 minutes.
The case has been reported at the Divisional Police headquarters in the local government.
The wedding ceremony scheduled for today (Monday) has been put on hold as the groom had gone into seclusion.
The source said, “As I am talking to you, the groom is yet to come to terms with the reality. There are different insinuations to the incident, it is a hopeless situation. Both the church and the family are eagerly waiting for a call from the kidnappers.”
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