Bandits kidnap female councillor in Plateau
Suspected bandits have kidnapped a female councillor, Hannatu Bawa, in Plateau State, Hannatu Bawa. Bawa, who represents Kabwir-Fadar Ward in the Kanke Local Government Area of the state, was abducted in the early hours of Tuesday, February 21, 2023. According to the Punch report, she was in her house located on Kabwir-Dawaki road when the bandits stormed the community and whisked her away to an unknown destination. A resident of the Kabwir community, Julius Godiya, confirmed the incident to the Punch in Jos. It was around 3 am on Tuesday that the bandits came and abducted the female councillor. She was sleeping in her house in Kabwir when she was kidnapped, he said. "Her abductors gained entrance into her apartment through the window which has no burglary proof and forcefully removed her through the window. Her door was still locked when community members gathered at her place during daybreak. Godiya added that the matter had been reported to security agents who later arrived the community. The spokesman for the State Command, Alabo Alfred, also confirmed the incident. "Yes, the command is aware of the abduction of the female councillor in Kanke LGA. We are on top of the situation because our officers and men have been deployed to the community and are working to rescue the victim from her abductors. he said. The post Bandits kidnap female councillor in Plateau appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.