Suspected gunmen have abducted a traditional ruler from his palace in Plateau State.
The monarch who was abducted, His Royal Highness Sunday Dajep, is the district head of Chip community inhabited by the Mhiship ethnic group of Pankshin Local Government Area of the state.
According to Daily Trust, the district head was kidnapped at about 11pm on Wednesday when the gunmen forced their way into his palace in Chip community along Mangu-Shendam road.
The spokesperson of the state command, DSP Alfred Alabo confirmed the adoption.
Alubo said, “Men of the command have been on the trail of the gunmen. We launched a manhunt for the gunmen as soon as we got the distress call.”