The wife of the commander of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)’s Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad – Deputy Commandant Apollos Dandaura – has been kidnapped.

The incident occurred on Wednesday around 8:30 p.m.

The abductors, reportedly wielding AK-47 rifles, invaded the victim’s residence in Nasarawa State and started shooting sporadically into the air to scare residents away before taking her away.

The commander’s younger brother, also a personnel of the NSCDC, was shot during the incident in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, Daily Trust reported, adding that he is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital in Lafia.

Spokesperson for the NSCDC in Nasarawa State, Jerry Victor, confirmed the incident and added that the whereabouts of the victim was unknown.

Victor said the command had deployed personnel to the area to rescue the victim unharmed.

The kidnappers are yet to make contact with the command or the family of the victim, he added.


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