Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed a retired Customs officer, Micah Gochin, in Plateau State.
It was learned that after killing the man, the gunmen abducted his son and fled the scene.
The incident,it was further gathered, occurred on Sunday night at the Bauchi Ring Road Community,opposite the University of Jos Senior Staff Quarters in the Jos North Local Government Area.
A resident of the community,Madaki Joseph, told our correspondent, “It was around 11pm on Sunday night that the gunmen came to the community. They went straight to the retired officer’s residence and shot him dead while trying to kidnap him. But they did not kill his son as they went away with him.
“Security men later arrived at the community when they were alerted but the kidnappers had fled before their arrival.”
The spokesman for the state police Command, Alabo Alfred confirmed the incident when contacted.
He said the command was making efforts to track down and apprehend the hoodlums.