Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the abduction of a top police officer by yet to be identified persons.
Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, Musa Rambo was kidnapped along Kaduna-Jos road on Saturday.
Confirming the incident on Sunday, the Kaduna State Police Command said it is working round the clock to secure his release and arrest the culprits.
Though, it was silent about the amount, the command said contact has been established with the kidnappers who are already requesting for ransom.
A statement by the command’s PPRO, DSP Yakubu Sabo, said on October 19 at about 1530hrs a team of Operation Safe Heaven along Barde–Jos reported that a Nissan Murano with Reg No. KRD 753 BT ash in color with a Police I.D. Card bearing ACP I Musa Rambo, the incumbent Area Commander of Suleja was found.
“The vehicle was found abandoned around Kanock Bridge a border area between Kaduna and Nasarawa States. The occupant was suspected to have been kidnapped along Barde to Jos Road by Kanock Forest.
“Contact has been established with the kidnappers requesting for ransom. Efforts are on top gear towards rescuing the victim and arresting the culprits.
“The Commissioner of Police, Ali Aji Janga assures members of the public that the command is doing everything possible to secure the release of the victim.
“He also enjoined the good people of Kaduna State to continue to support the police with relevant information that will help the command overcome the recent security problems.”