The Plateau State Police Command on Thursday confirmed the killing of five persons in two separate attacks in the state.
According to the spokesperson of the command, ASP Ubah Gabriel, the attack occurred in Kperie and Gbra Zango of Kwal district of Bassa Local Government Area of the state.
ASP Gabriel added that the command had since deployed personnel to track the perpetrators of the act and bring them to book.
Daily Trust had on Monday reported how two soldiers attached to Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) and two other persons were reportedly killed on Saturday in Katummai village of same Bassa LGA of the State.
Meanwhile Bauchi state Police Command has launched a man hunt for the gunmen that kidnapped the elder brother of Bauchi state Governor, Alhaji Adamu Mohammed
A statement signed by the Command Public Relation Officer, DSP Kamal Datti Abubakar on Thursday in Bauchi said,
“Efforts are on top gear to rescue the victim with regards to the inquiries about the kidnapping incident of an elder brother to the Governor of Bauchi state.”
The statement reads, “From the report available to the Command, the incident took place yesterday Wednesday 25/03/2020 at about 7:20. He was kidnapped in Unguwar Jaki area of Bauchi metropolis at a tailoring shop by four(4) unknown gunmen all armed with AK47 rifles who took him to unknown destination.”