Bandits have kidnapped the Emir of Kajuru, Alhaji Alhassan Adamu Kajuru and 13 of his family members in his palace in the early hours of Sunday morning.
It was gathered that the 85 year old 2nd class monarch was abducted alongside Salama Kajuru, Abubakar Kajuru and his grandchildren.
Speaking in an interview, Alhaji Mustapha Abubakar Kajuru, editor of Taskira Hausa Newspaper said the gunmen raided the palace in the early hours of Sunday morning.
“They abducted the Emir and the Salama of Kajuru, Alh Abubakar Kajuru and his grandchildren. All in all 13 family members were abducted with the Emir,” he declared.
He said further, “we are afraid the Emir might not survive it as he’s too old to undergo the rigous of trekking for hours.”
A source who pleaded for anonymity remarked, that on Friday, the Emir summoned a security meeting over threat to kidnap him.
As of the time of filing this report, there was no official statement from the police and the state government.