The Kaduna State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday confirmed the death of its kidnapped officer, Bulus Sanda.
The officer, with a sick police officer from another state, a 14-year-old girl, and a security man were kidnapped by gunmen at their houses in Mararaba-Rido, Chikun Local Government Area of the state in August.
The Commandant in the state, Babangida Dutsinma, in a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer (CPRO), Orndiir Terzungwe, in Kaduna, said the late Sanda, who joined the corps in 2010, was kidnapped from his residence.
The commandant said that the officer had served the corps in different locations, adding that he was dedicated to his duty in an exellent way.
“His last location was Kaduna-North Division. He even received an award a day before his abduction and eventual death,” he stated.
While sympathising with the family of the deceased and praying to God to grant them the fortitude to bear the loss, the commandant urged members of the public to support the activities of security agencies in the state to ensure the safety of lives and property.