Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped Mr. David Dongbam, a second class traditional ruler of Dorock Kingdom in Shandam Local Government Area of Plateau State, the Police have said.

Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Terna Tyopev, who stated this on Tuesday, said that Dongbam was abducted at his residence in Shandam on Monday night.

“Yesterday, at about 10pm, we received information that unknown gunmen stormed the residence of the Longdorock, Mr David Dongbam, a second-class chief of Dorock Kingdom of Shandam LGA and took him to unknown destination.

“On receipt of the information, we immediately formed a search-and-rescue team which is working assiduously to rescue the traditional ruler unhurt,” Tyopev told News Agency of Nigeria in Jos.

The PPRO said the command would update members of the public on developments on the issue, adding that efforts were on to rescue the monarch.