Breaking: Kano Police find body of kidnapped expatriate engineer
Kano State Police Command on Friday said it has found the remains of an expatriate engineer who was kidnapped while working at a construction site in Kano State three days ago.
While the man, said to be a Lebanese national, was kidnapped, his driver was shot dead during the incident.
Police said the expatriate’s body was found on Thursday.
The Lebanese engineer, who was an employee of Triacta Construction Company, was working on the underpass bridge at Dengi Roundabout by Zoo Road when he was kidnapped on Tuesday at about 7:00am.
The Command’s spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, disclosed to newsmen that the body of the Lebanese, which was found under the Zaria Road Bridge, has since been deposited at the Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital, Kano.
According to Haruna, investigation has commenced to unravel how he was abducted and killed, adding that his immediate family members have been contacted, while arrangements are ongoing to convey his body to his home country for burial.
It should be recalled that four unknown gunmen at about 7:40am on Tuesday stormed Dangi roundabout, and abducted an expatriate engineer and killed his driver.
An eyewitness account told our Correspondent that moments after the incident, policemen arrived and took the remains of the driver to a nearby morgue.
When contacted, the Kano Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, who confirmed the incident, said crack detectives have visited the scene, and that efforts were ongoing to arrest suspects.