The Public Relations Officer of the Kaduna of the Kaduna Command, Mukhtar Aliyu has confirmed the kidnap of Malam Bashir Ahmad, a youth leader.
Malam Bashir was kidnapped on Friday in Tudun Wada area of the state by masked gunmen according to eye witness report.
The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani had posted on his facebook wall that, “I received the news of the abduction of one of my youth leaders and brother in the person of Mallam Bashir Ahmad by masked Gunmen in Tudun Wada area of Kaduna south.”
Our correspondent gathered from eye witness that the masked gunmen molested Malam Bashir Ahmad before whisking him away to an unknown destination.
“Some weeks ago, Malam Bashir raised alarm and reported to the Police when he was told by neigbours that some armed mask men came looking for him when he was not at home.
“We have alerted the relevant security agencies and will continue to put all efforts until we secure his freedom.We will put him in prayers and will one hundred percent stand by him through his travail until he returns home insha Allah,” the witnesses who pleaded anonymity said.
Meanwhile, Mukhtar said the police has arrested a suspect in connection with the kidnap saying “We believe there is a conspiracy over the kidnap.”
“We have dispatched our men and all efforts are being made to secure his release,” Mukhtar said.