Gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted the Divisional Police Officer, DPO in Pankshin Local Government Area of Plateau State.
It was gathered that the police officer popularly called SP Lareee, was abducted on Thursday, January 12, 2023, at WOKTORI Hotel in Pankshin.
It was further learnt that the police officer had just resumed posting as the DPO in the area a day before his abduction.
A policeman in the council area, who confirmed the development to the Punch in Jos, Thursday night, said the DPO was kidnapped by the gunmen after they shot him in his hotel room.
“The DPO was just posted to Pankshin about three days ago. He was staying in a hotel in Pankshin and was in that hotel when the gunmen came and shot him before taking him away. Since then, we have not seen him.” the source said.