A University lecturer of Federal University Dutsinma, Katsina state, Abubakar Idris, has been reportedly kidnapped from his residence in Kaduna State by unidentified gunmen.
The incident, according to the Kaduna state police command’s Police Public Relations officer, PPRO, DSP Yakubu Sabo, occurred on 2nd August 2019 about 0100hrs (1pm).
The statement explained, “We received an information through DPO Barnawa Division Kaduna who received a distress call that, two unidentified persons gained entry into the residence of one Abubakar Idris at No 41A Lawal Aliyu Road and forced him to enter his Ash coloured BMW Car with Registration number (not yet be known) and zoomed off to unknown destination.
“Patrol teams led by the DPO quickly moved to the scene but the hoodlums had already escaped with the victim.”
Investigation, according to the police statement, later revealed that the victim “who is a lecturer with Fed University Dutsinma Katsina State was likely trailed by the hoodlums while returning home at about 0100hrs.
“The command is currently making efforts to apprehend the fleeing suspected criminals and rescue the victim.”