Gunmen abduct worshippers inside Taraba mosque

Four worshippers have been abducted by gunmen from a mosque at Tella town in Gassol local government area of Taraba State. 

 

An eyewitness Suleiman Rabiu, told Daily Trust that the gunmen who were about 12 in number, surrounded the mosque at about 7.12pm and abducted worshippers who were observing Isha’i prayers.

 

The gunmen after disrupting the prayer session, led out the worshippers from the Mosque at gunpoint. Though four worshippers were initially abducted, one person was later released, while the rest which include Alhaji Yahaya, Aminu Dali and Alhaji Hussaini, who is chairman of grain dealers in the area, were taken to an unknown location. 

 

Spokeperson of the Taraba police command, DSP Usman Abdullahi confirmed the mosque incident but did not go into details.