Gunmen have again attacked of the Nigeria Polytechnic, Plateau Polytechnic, Staff quarters located at Heipang in Barki Ladi Local Government Area of the state.
Gathered information from Correspondent that during the attack which happened early hours of Monday, a lady identified as the younger sister of the institution’s Assistant Registrar Mr Ezekiel Rangs. was abducted by the gunmen.
Mr Rangs said he was asleep together with other family members including his wife and his younger sister, Abigail when the gunmen stormed their apartment around 12:10 am.
He further explained the bandits gained entrance into their house after they used a big stone to force the door open.
We were sleeping when we heard a big bang on the door. Before we knew what was happening, the gunmen were already inside the house. When we discovered that they were armed, we pleaded for them to spare our lives but they took away my younger sister who just gained admission for National Diploma, Social Development. The institution Assistant Registrar Mr Rangs said.
When they said we should give them a phone through which we can contact them, I offered to give them my own they refused and instead demanded my wife’s phone and departed. When the incident happened, some soldiers led by Col.Tanko came around to the house within thirty minutes and we told them what everything that happened.
The Assistant Registrar also added Monday’s attack by gunmen at the Plateau Polytechnic’s Staff quarters was not the first, the matter had been reported to the Divisional Police Officer in the council area.
It would be recalled that gunmen had earlier this year in February attacked the staff quarters and kidnapped a twelve-year-old Kim Dido, son of the institution’s Chaplain, Reverend Andrew Dido.
after ransom was allegedly paid to them.He was later released within twenty-four hours by the gunmen.