Suspected bandits have kidnapped 12 police officers along Katsina-Zamfara expressway, a report by BBC Hausa has revealed.
According to the report, the officers, who are assistant superintendents of police, were kidnapped ten days ago.
The officers were on their way to Zamfara from Borno State to carry out a special assignment.
Police spokesman, Frank Mba, did not respond to calls and a text message to confirm the incident.
According to the news outlet, the wife of one of the victims said she did not hear from her husband for three days so she decided to report to his station in Borno State.
It was in the process that she was informed about the sad incident.
Abdullahi Hassan reports.