A lecturer with the Federal University, Dutsinma in Katsina, Malam Abubakar Idris, has been kidnapped by gunmen.
Spokesperson of the Katsina State Police Command, Yakubu Sabo, who confirmed the abduction said, the lecturer was kidnapped on Friday at his residence in Kaduna metropolis.
Yakubu Sabo said the Barnawa police division informed the command that two unknown persons gained entrance to Abubakar Idris’ apartment and whisked him away.
He said patrol teams led by the DPO quickly swung into action but the hoodlums had escaped with the victim.
The Police Spokesman noted that investigation later revealed that the victim was likely trailed by the hoodlums “while returning home at about 01:00hrs”.
“The unidentified men forced him to enter his Ash-coloured BMW car with Registration number not yet known and zoomed off to an unknown destination,” he said.
“The command is currently making efforts to apprehend the fleeing suspected criminals and rescue the victim.”