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Drama as gunmen kidnap bride from pastor’s house hours to wedding


A bride-to-be, Farmat Paul, has been kidnapped few hours before her wedding in Bokkos local government area of Plateau State on Monday

Farmat and the groom, Zaphaniah Kosom, had earlier sent invitation cards for their wedding ceremony that would have taken place at a church in Ngyong community at the local government before her abduction.

The bride was said to have been abducted at the residence of her pastor where she had gone to pass the night before her wedding being the practice of the church.

An eyewitness living close to the church revealed that the gunmen came to the pastor’s house at 10:45pm and abducted only the bride while the pastor and his family members were left unhurt.

The source however revealed that those who carried out the act spoke in Fulani dialect while the operation lasted.

The incident was reported to the Divisional Police headquarters in the local government while the preparations for the wedding that was expected to hold on Monday had been put on hold after the groom had gone into seclusion.

He said; “As I am talking to you, the groom is yet to come to terms with the reality.

” There are different insinuations to the incident, it is a hopeless situation. Both the church and the family are eagerly waiting for a call from the kidnappers,” he added

The spokesman for the State Police Command, Ubah Gabriel Ogiba, said the incident had not been reported to the State Command.