Police rescue kidnapped Plateau monarch

The monarch, who is a Second Class Chief of Dorock Kingdom of Shandam Local Government Area of Plateau State, Engr. David Isah Dongbam, has been released by his kidnappers.

Dongham was kidnapped on Monday by some gunmen who stormed his palace in the night.

Announcing his release in a statement issued by the Plateau State Police Command in Jos on Saturday, he was said to have been released unconditionally.

The statement is signed by the spokesman of the command, Mathias Tyopev.

“We wish to inform the general public that HRH Engr. David Isah Dongbam, the Second Class Chief of the Dorock Kingdom of Shandam Local Government Area of Plateau State has unconditionally been released by his kidnappers.

‘’The Paramount Ruler who was kidnapped on November 19 regained his freedom today being Saturday November 24 at about 0010hrs,” the police said.

The police said Dongbam was released when the kidnappers knew that they were closing in on them.

The police said following the pressure, the kidnappers were left with little or no choice but to flee.

The police thanked the people of their kingdom which was said to have helped in the rescue operation.