A Nigerian Pastor, Rev. Emmanuel Haruna was Tuesday kidnapped while searching for mobile telecommunication signals in Nasarawa State, reports say.

According to family sources, Mr. Haruna was out of his house where telecom signals was weak, to take a phone call when he was captured.

The Boys Brigade Chaplain, Nasarawa State Council and former Chairman, Divisional Church Council, Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA, Lafia was reportedly taken amid heavy gunfire.

"He was yelling for help but no one could help because of the heavy gunfire," an eyewitness said.

The incident was said to have been reported to Police but no intervention came until the Pastor was taken away.

Three suspects were however said to have been arrested, Wednesday morning in connection with the crime.

The suspects were picked after the recovery of shoes and other particulars traced to them.

No official comment has however been received on the incident.