Suspected herdsmen have kidnapped the 12-year-old son, Kim Dido, of the chaplain of Plateau state Polytechnic, Pastor Andrew Dido, in Heipang, Barkin Ladi local government of Plateau state.
The state police command spokesperson, DSP Tyopev Terna, made this known in a statement released on Friday. The statement reads
“On 20/2/2019 at about 1215hrs, the Plateau State Police Command received information from Pastor Andrew Dido, the Chaplain of Plateau Polytechnic Heipang, in Barkin Ladi LGA that at about 2040hrs, unknown gunmen broke into his quarters in the institution and kidnapped his twelve (12) years old son Kim Dido to an unknown destination.
“He further stated that the kidnappers also took his Handset with phone number (08036044144). On the receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police Plateau State Command, Jos CP Isaac Akinmoyede directed the DPO of Barkin Ladi Division to beef up security in the institution.
“The CP also raised a rescue team that is currently on the trail of the kidnappers. CP Akinmoyede personally visited the family of Dido and the Management of Plateau Polytechnic this morning 21/02 /2019 and assured them of the Command’s determination to rescue the boy and to beef security in and around the school.
“Members of the public are encouraged to volunteer information that will lead to the timely rescue of the boy and arrest of the perpetrators of this criminal act.”