‘Devil-Sent’ Agents Kidnap A Syrian National, Abul Nasir, Kill Three Policemen In Sokoto
Unknown heavily armed hoodlums were said to have kidnapped a Syrian national, Abul Nasir, working with a construction company in Sokoto state.
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NIGERIA NEWS notes that the bandits also killed three officers of the Nigerian police who were attached to the expatriate during the attack on Wednesday, May 16, before they kidnap Nasir.
Confirming the horrific incident to the newsmen, Cordelia Nwawe, the Police Public Relations Officer, Sokoto state command, said the incident occurred about 7:20 am at the company’s quarry site at Lambar Mazaru village in Bodinga local government area of the state.
Nwawe said the police had commenced an investigation into the issue with a view to releasing the abducted Syrian national and arresting the culprits.
According to the company’s security men guarding the quarry, the four hoodlums, who drove in a car with tinted glasses, opened fire on the policemen immediately they arrived at the quarry and kidnapped Nasir, who was the manager of the site.
Bodies of the affected policemen have since been removed and deposited in a mortuary at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto.
Meanwhile, in the previous report, NIGERIA NEWS had reported that Sultan of Sokoto gives herdsmen two months to end incessant killings in Nigeria.