September 14, (THEWILL) – The Emir of Bungudu in Zamfara state Hassan Attahiru has been kidnapped by suspected bandits.
THEWILL reports that the first-class chief was abducted while travelling along Kaduna – Abuja highway Tuesday evening.
There was an exchange of gunfire and a police personnel in the Emir’s convoy was badly injured, while others in the entourage also sustained injuries. The police personnel is reportedly dead after multiple gunshot injuries.
It was gathered that only the Emir was abducted in the convoy while some of his guards sustained injuries during the incident
His Royal Highness Hassan Attahiru is the Paramount ruler of Bungudu emirate in Zamfara state.
Police in Kaduna are yet to comment on the incident.