Kano State command has confirmed the killing of a police officer and the abduction of a foreign national by some unknown gunmen on Monday in Kano.
The incident occurred around Madobi Under-Pass at 7:45am today while the abducted German engineer and policeman attached to him were on their way to a construction site where the company is executing a project.
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According to police, the attackers ambushed the vehicle of the Dantata and Sawoe Construction Company, abducted Micheal Cremza and killed the police sergeant attached to Special Protection Unit on escort duty.
Musa Majia, spokesman of the police in the state, said the command has deployed a "powerful team of operatives and detectives" to cordon the axis.
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The "manhunt of the abductors is ongoing", said Kano state police in a statement.
"Any person with useful information should report to the nearest Police Station or call our emergency telephone lines as follows; 08032419754, 08123821575", the force added.
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported four police officers are reportedly dead and eleven others missing after a police team in Benue state ran into an ambush by gunmen on the night of Sunday, April 15.