Police in Kaduna state, northwest Nigeria, have confirmed the abduction of an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Musa Rambo.
Concise News understands that Rambo is the Police Area Commander for Suleja.
Spokesman for the command, DSP Yakubu Sabo, said the ACP was abducted on Saturday at about 3.30pm, adding that the kidnappers have contacted them, demanding a ransom.
According to the police official, the abducted officer’s car, with registration number KRD 753 BT, and his ID card were found abandoned along the road by a team of Operation Safe Heaven – a police squad for special operation.
It was learned that Rambo’s vehicle was abandoned near Kanock Bridge, a border area between Kaduna and Nasarawa.
“The State Commissioner of Police, Ali Janga assures the public of the command’s resolve to secure the release of the victim,” a statement from Sabo read.
“He enjoin the people of the state to continue to support the Police with relevant information that could help the command to overcome the recent security problems.”