A North Korean doctor attached to the General Hospital in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State was abducted by gunmen.
Dr Jeng Sunail was reportedly abducted on Monday by men whose identity are yet to be ascertained.
A statement by DSP Shehu Mohammed, spokersperson for the State Police Command, confirmed the abduction.
ChannelsTV reports account of an eyewitness who said that some armed men had invaded the staff quarters of the Tsafe General Hospital at about 9:00 pm on Monday and went straight to Sunail’s apartment where he was abducted to an unknown destination.
The abductors may have been people familiar with Dr Sunail as the main entrance to his house and room were discovered open with no signs of breakage or struggle, upon a visit by the DPO and a team of detectives
Commissioner of Police, Celestine Okoye, has directed the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (CIID), State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) and Anti-kidnapping Squad to commence investigation and search for the abducted.
Earlier in the week, a reverend father was abducted by suspected gunmen in Ankuwa village in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State and whisked to an unknown destination.