According to reports, the first-class chief was abducted while travelling along the Kaduna – Abuja highway on Tuesday evening.
Police personnel was said to have been killed during an exchange of fire with the hoodlums.
It was gathered that only the Emir was abducted in the convoy while some of his guards sustained injuries during the incident
His Royal Highness Hassan Attahiru is the Paramount ruler of Bungudu Emirate in Zamfara state.
Police in Kaduna is yet to comment on the incident.