Kaduna - Police in Kaduna State have declared it a State of
Emergency due to the rise of kidnapping cases in the region, Punch reported.
According to reports the anti-kidnapping squad has been
informed to track and dislodge the criminal gangs.
Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, gave orders of
the declaration the state of emergency.
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Several people in towns and villages across the state have
been reported missing in the last three months,
Some of the people kidnapped include a cleric and the
President of the Church who were later released after some time. In another
incident a vice-president of the United Church of Christ in Nigeria, died while
being held captive.
The general public has been called to support and rid the
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