Turkish National Abducted in Abuja

On Wednesday May 3, a 52-year-old Turkish national, Erdogan Guler, and one other yet-to-be-identified man were reportedly abducted by three gunmen in the Kubwa area of Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital territory.

According to a report from the Saturday PUNCH newspaper, the incident happened around 7pm on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, and was reported to the Byazhin Police Division, Abuja.

A police source was reported as saying –  “A furniture maker, Babagana Usman, reported that around 7pm on Wednesday, May 3, three unknown gunmen in a Toyota Prado SUV, whose registration number is yet unknown, abducted his foreign partner, Erdogan Guler, 52-year-old male, who is a Turkish national, alongside one other person whose name and address have yet to be known, at his (Guler’s) premises on Leaner Estate, Brickcity, Kubwa. However, the anti-kidnapping arm of the SCID is investigating the incident and efforts are being made by the police to rescue the victims and arrest the hoodlums.”

No further information on the incident as at the time of this report.

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