Two wives and six children of the chief of Mutumbiyu in Taraba State have been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers.
Daily Trust on Saturday gathered that the gunmen, numbering about 10, stormed the residence of the monarch in Jalingo in the early hours of Thursday and abducted his two wives and six children.
The monarch, Justice Sani Muhammed (retired), who is a second-class chief, was not in his Jalingo residence at the time of the incident.
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It was learnt that the kidnappers had called the monarch and demanded that he meet them to discuss the release of his family.
The spokesperson of the Taraba Police Command, Usman Abdullahi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, confirmed the incident and informed that efforts are being made to rescue the abductees.