The Niger state police command has confirmed the killings of two persons and the abduction of eight people atvl Gulu General Hospital in Lapai Local government council.

Police Public Relations Officer DSP Wasiu Abiodun confirmed this in a statement made available to Newsmen in Minna.

DSP Wasiu Abiodun explained that of the eight victims abducted is a medical Doctor from the quarters while one of the female victims was later abandoned with her two years old baby by the abductors.

He said the Commissioner of Police in charge of Niger state Mr Ogundele Ayodeji  led a reinforcement team from Minna to the area for an on-the-spot assessement, in addition to other tactical teams and vigilante members that had been deployed to the area.

According to him effort is ongoing with a view to rescue the remaining seven abducted victims, as investigation into the unfortunate incident has commenced, in order to apprehend the perpetrators of the crime.



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