Friday, March 14, 2014

12-Year-Killed By Police During Rescue Mission Of Kidnapped Lawmaker


A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Honourable Yusuf Nuhu representing Lame Constituency who was abducted by unknown gunmen on the 3rd of March has been rescued by the police.
However a 12-year-old girl was sadly killed by a police stray bullet while trying to rescue the lawmaker.
Sources close to the family who pleaded anonymity said Alhaji Yusuf abductors who was kidnapped by the unknown gunmen at his house in Zalau village in Toro Local Government Area, Bauchi state demanded a ransome of N20m.
The Police Public Relations officer of the state command DSP Haruna Mohammed who disclosed this to newsmen in Bauchi said that a joint police/vigilante group carried out the rescue operation and that the lawmaker  was in stable condition.
Mohammed said,“ there was a fierce battle with the suspected kidnappers and as a result, a stray bullet hit a 10 years old Hauwa’u on her  leg.She later died at the  hospital while receiving treatment.
“The  suspects abandoned their  sGolf 3 vehicle with registration number MKR 553 AA and escaped into the bush with bullet wounds.The command recovered five expended ammunition of 7. 62 mm”.
The PPRO however urged members of the public to report anyone with bullet wounds to the nearest police station.

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