Police Confirm Kidnap Of Cleric In Kaduna (Image Credit: DW)
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The Kaduna State Police Command on Monday confirmed the abduction of a cleric, Reverend Father John Bako, at Ankuwa village in Kachia Local Government Area of the state.

Concise News reports that the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, confirms the incident to NAN late-night in Kaduna.

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Sabo says that information reaching the command from the Divisional Police Office in Kachia indicated that on Monday at about 0800hrs armed men had entered the residence of the cleric and took him away to unknown destination.

He said a team of policemen, led by the Kachia Divisional Police Officer, some Police Mobile Force personnel and operatives from the command’s anti-Kidnapping unit, had been dispatched to the village to comb the area.

The spokesperson assured that the Commissioner of Police, Ahmad Abdurrahman, was doing everything humanly possible to apprehend the perpetrators of the crime.