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Plateau Police Command Parades Suspected Killer Of Unijos Lecturer...

Plateau police command parades suspected  killer of Unijos lecturer

May 17,2020


By Golok Nanmwa,Jos

Plateau state Police command on Sunday paraded  a suspected kidnapper
, who participated in the killing of a Unijos Lecturer .


It could be recalled that Gunmen attacked the University of Jos Staff Quarters on Friday night and shot dead a lecturer identified as Dr Nendi Drengkat.

It was learnt that the gunmen also kidnapped Drengkat’s six-year-old daughter in the attack.

Addressing newsmen the Commissioner of Police in Plateau  CP Edward Egbua said the command also   recovered  one AK 47 riffle,  29 rounds of live ammunition  and rescue of two kidnapped victims.


He said  On 16/5/2020 at about 0030hrs, the Command received a distress call  at road 6 University  Senior staff quarters  Jos where some hoodlums entered the house of one Dr. Nandi Drenkat 'm' a lecturer with the University of Jos where he was shot and his six years old daughter was kidnapped.
Immediately  the Command received  the information, on the same date at about 0530 hours, a combined team of conventional  police men, mobile men, operatives from anti kidnapping unit, vigilante group  and hunters were deployed to the hilly  areas  where the kidnapped victim was suspected to have been kept, scene was thoroughly cumbed and in the process,  the kidnappers were sighted on the hill and there was a gun duel between the operatives and the kidnappers. In the process one of the kidnappers name Ali Mohammed 'm'  of Narabi was shot on his right leg and was  arrested with one AK 47 rifle with breach Number  1984/AP 0240, 29 rounds of live ammunition was also recovered from him. A kidnapped victim name Chiboze Joseph 'm' was rescued unhurt while other bandits fled with blood injuries.
On interrogation,  the suspect confessed to the crime.  Case under investigation and will be charged to court as soon as possible.

Furtherance to the incident above,  the teams of operatives were relentless and at about 1600 hours they extended their search for the last kidnapped victim to Babale mountain, Jos north LGA and on sighting the combined  teams,the hoodlums opened fire on them, the teams overpowered the hoodlums  which led to the rescue of the kidnapped victim Joanna Drenkat 'f'six years old unhurt.
Manhunt for the fleeing suspect  continues.
The Commissioner of Police is soliciting for useful  information  from members  of the public to aid in the arrest  of the fleeing suspects.
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