Bandits Kidnap 10 Police Officers

Armed bandits have reportedly kidnapped ten police officers of the Nasarawa State Command in Kogi while returning from Osun State.

A police source said, “the officers were kidnapped at Obajana, Kogi State on Sunday, July 17, while returning from election duty.

“On July 17, at about 11:05 a.m., information received from Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Obajana, showed that gunshots were heard along New Bye pass Road, close to Trailer Park-PTI Obajana.

“The DPO immediately mobilised patrol teams to the scene, where they met one white Baw 18 Seater passenger Bus with registration No. GWA 295 YR, driven by one Usman Abdullahi, ‘m’, with six occupants.

“The seven persons left identified themselves as Police Officers from Nasarawa State Police Command returning from just concluded Osun Governorship Election.

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