Gunmen abduct businessman in Taraba

EMERGENCY DIGEST- A businessman, Abdu Yarima, has been abducted from his bedroom in Jalingo, Taraba state capital.

Gunmen invaded the residence of Yarima located at Kasuwan Yelwa area of Jalingo metropolis, on Sunday night.

Sources told Daily Trust that immediately the gunmen, about nine in number, stormed the area, they went straight to the house of the businessman.

Daily Trust gathered that it was after the abductors left the scene with business man that his family raised alarm.

A housewife was also abducted from her husband’s house located close to Kogin Mallam Garba, still in Jalingo.

The husband, Sadanu Sani, was abducted from the same house earlier in the year and released after ransom was paid.

The kidnappers terrorising the area have reportedly been using the Kogin Mallam Garba (River Mallam Garba) route to their den in the mountains around Kundo area in Ardo Kola local government area.

The police public relations officer, Taraba command, DSP Usman Abdullahi, did not pick our reporter call or reply SMS sent to him on the incidents.



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