The father of a former governor of Plateau State, Chief Joshua Dariye has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Bokkos Local Government Area of the state.
Dariye’s father said to be in his 80s was taken Saturday night in his residence at his village, Mushere, Bokkos local government area.
It was gathered that the gunmen fired gunshots in the air to scare residents of the area before the abducting Pa Dariye.
The State Police Command confirmed the incident as the Police spokesperson, DSP Abuh Emmanuel told Vanguard in Jos that, “At about 8pm on Saturday, armed men numbering about nine invaded the compound shooting sporadically and took the man away.
“We do not know the identities of the elements but efforts are being intensified by the Police to know the whereabouts of the men with the intention of rescuing the kidnapped man.”