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Breaking: Suspected Thugs Cart away Journalist’s car


Agency Report

Some suspected thugs have carted away an American model Golf 3 car belonging to the Political Editor of the New Nigerian Newspaper, Amos Mathew.

The black Golf with number plate LSD-516-HB, was suspected to have been stolen by some political thugs on Tuesday.

The vehicle was parked in front of the All Progressives Congress party secretariat along the Ali Akilu Road in the metropolis, where journalists had gone to cover a declaration by one of the APC gubernatorial aspirants in the state before it was stolen by the suspected thugs.

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Journalists in the state threatened to boycott future political activities in Kaduna should relevant authorities fail to act.

Narrating his ordeal, Mathew said the vehicle was parked in front of the party secretariat around 10am and was discovered to have been stolen at the end of the political event around 11.20am.

He explained that the police and other relevant authorities had been briefed, adding that valuables such as his Automated Teller Machine card, office identity card, Permanent Voter Card and national identity card, among others, were in the stolen vehicle.

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