Gunmen have Kidnapped the Gwom Rwei (District Head) of Vwang District of Jos-south Local Government Area of Plateau, Da Gyang Balak.
Gunmen Kidnap Plateau Monarch, Da Gyang Balak
It was gathered that Balak wa abducted while driving home on Sunday night a few metres before the main gate of the National Institute For Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru in Jos.
Maj. Ishaku Takwa, the Media Officer of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) maintaining peace in Plateau and environs confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday in Jos.
Takwa said that troops of the operation and other security agencies have launched a manhunt on the criminals and to rescue the monarch.
He said, “Troops of OPSH conjunction with other security agencies are on trail of the kidnappers. God’s willing, the security agencies will soon close up on the criminals.”
The incident is coming few weeks after the abduction of Mr Charles Mato, the Sum Pyem and Paramount Ruler of Gindiri, in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau state.