From Folorunsho Alu, Kano
Four kidnappers have today in Kano kidnapped a foreign national engineer and shot dead his driver before whisking away their victim to an unknown destination.
The kidnappers said to be four in number held the unsuspecting engineer along Zaria/zoo road opposite Dangi Bypass early hours of Tuesday
Eye witness account said the expatriate engineer whose identity is yet unknown at the time of this report driven in his car by his driver was stopped on a gun point and when the driver of the car was trying to disobey the kidnappers orders, he was shot dead while the engineer who was already shivering and afraid was whisked into their own vehicle and sped off to unknown destination.
Our correspondent report that the incident had been reported policemen from the Kano State Police Command have already visited the scene of the incident and removed the remains of the murdered driver to morgue in one of the hospitals in Kano.
Meanwhile the Kano PPRO DSP Abdullahi Haruna who confirmed the incident said police have began investigation into the matter