Army confirms abduction of Plateau monarch from palace

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Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), the military task force maintaining peace in Plateau State, has confirmed the abduction of Mr Charles Mato, the Sum Pyem, and paramount ruler of Gindri, in Mangu Local Government Area of the state.

Major Ishaku Takwa, the Media Officer of OPSH confirmed the abduction on Sunday.

Takwa, who spoke with journalists in Jos, said that Mato was kidnapped from his residence at Gindiri.

He said troops of the task force had been mobilised to the area to conduct search and rescue.

“Troops of OPSH at Gyambus in Mangu have been mobilised to the area. They are on the trail of the kidnappers,” Takwa said.

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