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Gunmen abduct traditional ruler in Plateau

The Operation Safe Haven military task force said that the Sum Pyem was kidnapped from his residence at Gindiri on Sunday.

• December 26, 2021
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Gunmen abducted Charles Mato, the Sum Pyem, and paramount ruler of Gindri, in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau on Sunday.

Ishaku Takwa, Media Officer of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), the military task force maintaining peace in the state, confirmed the abduction.

He told journalists on Sunday in Jos that Mr Mato was kidnapped from his residence at Gindiri, and that troops of the task force had been mobilised to the area to conduct search and rescue.

“Troops of OPSH at Gyambus in Mangu have been mobilised to the area. They are on the trail of the kidnappers,” Mr Takwa said.

(NAN)

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