Gunmen kidnap ex-Plateau commssioner’s daughter


The Spokesman for the  Plateau State Police Command, Mr. Mathias Tyopev, on Tuesday confirmed the abduction of the daughter of a former Commissioner for Tourism in the state, Mr Peter Mwadkon, by gunmen who attacked their family house in Kwata Community, Jos South Local Government Area of the state.

Mathias said, “Yes, we got the report of the gunmen attack in Kwata community. We are working with the family to secure the girl that was taken away during the attack.”

Punch Correspondent gathered on Tuesday that the daughter of the former Commissioner, Miss Christie Peter, was kidnapped by the gunmen at her sister’s house in the Kwata community on Tuesday.

The gunmen who stormed the community around 2am were said to have broken into their house and abducted the 26-year-old graduate of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.

A member of the community, Mr Emmanuel Choji, who lamented the incident told Punch correspondent that the abductors had made contact with the family members and demanded N5m as ransom.

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