The raising case of kidnapping in plateau state has now become a disturbing trend as residence have come out to call for governments intervention due to the helpless state the situation has left many.
The call for government to support various security agencies with gadgets to help in tackling the high case of crime and insecurity in the state has continued. Some of the victims of kidnapping who talked about their experiences described government total negligence and Governor Lalongs failure in tackling the security situation in the state by supporting the efforts of security personnel.
Recently the residence of Lamingo have reported high rate of kidnapping in the area and only for the intervention of the STF that mounted some check points across the area kidnapping was almost a daily activity. This has also been the story in most parts of the state.
One of the victim of the recent kidnapping in Dong area who begged to be anonymous said the kidnapping attempt on him was 3 times and it was the third time that he was caught and paid the ransom but what surprised him most is how severally he has complained about the kidnapping attempt to security agencies and despite been given a distress number to call each time their was an attack but unfortunately each time he called he got the regular excuse of no vehicle or no fuel, with such excuses, he was left to his faith