Suspected kidnappers kill ASP, others on Lokoja-Abuja road

Suspected kidnappers kill ASP, others on Lokoja-Abuja road

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers killed an Assistant Superintendent of police and some other travellers at Kotonkarfe area of Kogi State on the Lokoja-Abuja highway, Daily Trust gathered.
A witness said the suspected kidnappers who laid siege on the highway, opened fire on occupants of a Sharon car which was heading to Abuja from Port Harcourt, killing all passengers on board.
The witness, who escaped by the whiskers, told journalists yesterday that the incident occurred at 5.58pm on Tuesday.
He said that the Sharon car coming from Port Harcourt on sighting suspected kidnappers who were in military camouflage tried to escape but got shot, a development which deflated the tyres and the car somersaulted killing all its occupants.
“At that point we figured that they may be kidnappers and our driver then engaged the reverse gear and they started firing at our car.
“The driver was hit in the shoulder by bullet. A man at the back seat was also hit in the head”, he said.
According to him, they managed to drive to the Gegu-Beki police station where the men on duty assisted in conveying them to the General Hospital at Kotonkarfe and later on to FMC Lokoja.
He said that their driver who was hit by bullet has been referred to National Hospital, Abuja, while other occupants at the back seat who sustained bullet wounds have been referred to the University College Hospital, Ibadan for attention.
When contacted, the state’s police commissioner, Hakeem Busari, who confirmed the incident said he got a report that a car stopped by kidnappers dressed in camouflage was shot at which made it to summersault killing all occupants including an Assistant Superintendent of Police from Edo State.
He said investigation had been opened into the incident.



BBNaija,114,BBNAIJA: CINDY BEGS NIGERIANS TO SAVE FRODD; GIVES REASONS,1,Blogging,1,Business,3,Celebrity,20,Crime,19,davido,8,Education,13,Efcc,3,Entertainment,207,Glo not Opening BlogSpot,1,Gossip,97,Health,2,Jamb,11,Jobs,6,Lifestyle,25,Make money online,1,Metro News,91,Music,34,Naira Marley,3,News,386,Nigeria,4,Nigeria’s population,1,Nigerian Jobs,3,Online Jobs You Could Do,1,Politics,14,Regina-Daniels,12,Relationships,2,Religion,2,Sport,25,Sports,156,Tech,1,Top 10 Latest Vacancies In Nigeria,1,Video,18,Viral,31,wedding,4,World,10,Zlatan,2,
9jastarMedia: Suspected kidnappers kill ASP, others on Lokoja-Abuja road
Suspected kidnappers kill ASP, others on Lokoja-Abuja road
Suspected kidnappers kill ASP, others on Lokoja-Abuja road
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy