Tuesday, October 4, 2016 6:35 pm
The Kaduna State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the kidnap of Minister of Environment, Mrs Laurentia Mallam and her husband, Mr Pius along Kaduna-Abuja highway.
ASP Aliyu Usman, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kaduna that the two were abducted along Bwari/Jere axis on Kaduna-Abuja highway on Monday evening.
According to him, the abductors took away the former minister and her husband, but spared their driver
He added that the Police were tracking down the perpetrators and would ensure the release of the victims unharmed.
It was gathered that the abductors had reached out to the minister’s family demanding for ransom.
“All what we are doing is to see that the victims are freed from captivity and returned to their home unhurt,” Usman who said the Police is not aware of the demand for ransom said.