Kidnappers demand $10m ransome from former Plateau governor

February 9, 2015 1:21 pm

Unknown gunmen kidnapped the 80 year old father of former governor of
Plateau state, Sen. , and are now demanding $10 million for
his release.

According to reports, nine gunmen stormed the residence of Pa Defwang
Dariye at Mushere, Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State on
Saturday night February 7th, shot sporadically in the air before gaining
access into his residence and then whisking him away on a motorcycle.

Confirming the incident, the state police command
spokesperson, DSP Abuh Emmanuel, said efforts are being made to find the
abducted man

“At about 8pm on Saturday, armed men, numbering about nine, invaded the
compound shooting sporadically and took the man away. We do not know the
identities of the elements but efforts are being intensified by the
Police to know the whereabouts of the men with the intention of rescuing
the kidnapped man.” he said


Dariye is currently the senator representing Plateau Central, a position he is seeking re-election…

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