A Member of Kaduna States House of Assembly representing Zaria constituency, Suleiman Dabo, has been kidnapped at Farakwai along Kaduna-Zaria road.
The Kaduna State Police Command while confirming the incident said that the legislator was kidnapped in the early hours of Friday, while the kidnappers left a Toyota Camry car with registration number ZAR 972 TL belonging to Mr Dabo at the scene of the incident.
A statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Kaduna State Command, Yakubu Sabo, did not say if the lawmaker was the only person in the car during the incident, or if he was abducted alongside any of his aides or family members.
According to him, on 30/08/19 at about 0030hrs, the Command received information through DPO Mararraban Jos that a Toyota Camry with Reg No ZAR 972 TL was found parked without occupants at a point near Farakwai Village along Kaduna -Zaria Expressway.
“Patrol teams were immediately dispatched to the area and recovered the vehicle to station. Upon search, an ID card bearing Hon Suleiman Ibrahim Dabo a member of Kaduna State House of Assembly representing Zaria Constituency was found.
“A contact was made and it was confirmed that he was the person involved in the incident. Team’s of conventional Police, PMF personnel, SARS and Anti Kidnapping Unit of the Command are currently combing the bush for possible rescue of the victim and arresting the criminals.
“The IGP’S IRT were also contacted for technical support in tracking the hoodlums,” Mr Yakubu said.