Bandits Invade Abuja, Abduct Catholic priest
Bandits suspected to be kidnappers have kidnapped a Reverend father, Matthew Dajo, of the St Anthony Catholic Church, in Yangoji village, Kwali Space Council in Abuja.
A resident of the realm, who merely recognized himself as Saleh stated the incident occurred on Sunday round 9:47:pm when the gunmen with refined weapons invaded the residence of the Reverend father within the space.
He stated the bandits scaled by the fence of the sufferer’s home whereas others positioned themselves exterior, earlier than coming into Reverend father’s bed room whisking him away.
“Actually, all the neighborhood was terrified on account of sporadic gun shot by the bandits. As no one was in a position to come exterior as a result of a number of the Kidnappers have surrounded the home whereas others entered the home by the fence, ” he stated.
In accordance with Saleh, the bandits shot into the air to scare neighbors as they matched the Reverend father into the bush at gun level.
When contacted, the spokesperson of the FCT police command, ASP Maryam Yusuf, confirmed the kidnapping of the Reverend father by Kidnappers in Yangoji, Kwali Space council.
Yusuf, in an announcement, stated the FCT police command has since launched an operation to rescue the Catholic Church Reverend father whereas urging members of the general public to stay calm, because the command was intensifying effort to liberate the sufferer unharmed.
In accordance with her, the FCT police commissioner, Bala Ciroma has launched a manhunt to path and apprehend the suspects.
“Whereas the command is looking on residents of the territory to be safety acutely aware and promptly report all suspicious actions police personnel, ” she stated.