The Nasarawa State Police Command said on Friday gunmen had killed one person and abducted a businessman in Keffi, The Nation reports.
The command’s Spokesman, DSP Kennedy Idirisu, told journalists on Friday in Lafia that the gunmen stormed a Mobil filling station in Keffi on Wednesday night and shot sporadically before whisking away the owner, Alhaji Yaro Talle.
According to him, the gunmen shot the manager of the station, Saidu Abdullahi, in the leg during the operation and he later died in the hospital.
Idirisu said the Keffi Division of the command had received a distress call on the incident and promptly mobilised to the scene and trailed the kidnappers.
He said the command would ensure the release of the victim unhurt.
He appealed to members of the public to be vigilant and always avail the police with useful information to help rid the state of criminal elements.