The Inspector General Of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has directed the Sokoto State Police Command to immediately commence investigation into another case of abduction of a teenage girl who was last seen by her family members on August 12, 2015.
Mr Arase was in Makurdi, the Benue State capital for a peace meeting between Agatu farmers and Fulani herdsmen, following outbreak of hostilities where hundreds of lives were lost and properties worth millions destroyed.
He seized the opportunity of his chat with journalists after the meeting to comment on the alleged abduction and there he gave the directive.
Mr Arase acknowledged a petition written by a family member of the victim, Miss Patience Paul Adaji, an indigene of Benue State who resides with his relatives in Sokoto State.
Just a day earlier, the Police had successfully rescued and reunited 14-year-old Ese Ururu with her family after months of captivity in the hands of her abductors in Kano State.