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Six students, two teachers abducted in Kaduna


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SIX female students and two teachers have been kidnapped by gunmen on Thursday at Engravers College in Kakau Daji, a village near Kaduna Refining and Petrochemicals Company (KRPC) in Chikun, Kaduna State.

Recently, Kaduna State has witnessed several kidnap cases reported along the Kaduna – Abuja expressway with almost 13 victims kidnapped, leading to the state being ranked first in the list of state with kidnapping cases earlier in September.

The school bursar, Elvis Allah-Yaro, said the attack by gunmen happened at around 12:30 am on Thursday

Police Public Relations Officer, Kaduna State Police Command, Yakubu Sabo also confirm ed that the gunmen invaded the school, scaling the fence very early on Thursday morning.

He said the gunmen went straight to the female hostel immediately they got in and abducted the students and their female teachers residing inside the school. Their whereabouts are still unknown as at the of filing this report.

Sabo said a joint team of Police Mobile Force and Anti-kidnapping Squad have begun the search for the victims, adding that the Intelligence Respond Team has also been contacted for technical support for the rescue of the abductees and apprehension of the perpetrators.

He advised private school authorities to give immediate reports of any suspicious persons around their premises to avoid future recurrence of such incidents.

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Lukman Abolade is an Investigative reporter with The ICIR. Reach out to him via [email protected], on twitter @AboladeLAA and FB @Correction94

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