Suspected kidnappers in a day light operation abducted 3 businessmen and 2 commercial motorcyclists along Dananacha-Borno-Kurukuru in Gassol local government area of Taraba state Monday.
The Nation gathered that the businessmen were conveyed by two commercial motorcyclists from Sabongida village to Borno Kurukuru weekly market which is usually held on Mondays when ran into the gunmen who had already mounted roadblock.
A source in Sabongida village told our correspondent that the businessmen who were carrying huge sums of money were escorted into the Bush at gunpoint by their abductors along with the 2 commercial motorcyclists.
According to the source the three businessmen and the two commercial motorcyclists together with their motorcycles were taken into the thick forest by the abductors.
As at the time of filling this report the suspected kidnappers were yet to establish communication with the families of the victims for possible negotiation for ransom.
When Contacted the spokesman of the Taraba police command, DSP David Misal said he was yet to receive report of the incident from the Gossol police Division. “I will brief the press as soon as we receive the report from Gassol or Mutum-biyu divisions, ” he said.