Gunmen had on Friday abducted a first class traditional ruler with the name,His Royal Highness Dr Issac Azi Wakili in Plateau State.
He was kidnapped at his Palace in the Angware area of Jos East Local Government when the assailants stormed the palace around 3 a.m. on Friday, shooting sporadically and engaging the palace’s security personnel, source said.
But it was learnt that the gunmen eventually overpowered the security operatives and took away the traditional ruler. As a result two security guards sustained degrees of injuries in the battle with the gunmen.
DSP Alfred Alabo, the Plateau State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, confirmed the traditional ruler’s kidnapping and the officers’ injuries.However, tactical team has been sent to Izere land to find the kidnapped monarch, according to the police spokesperson.