Gunmen kidnap 2 school staff, 6 students in Kaduna
We are working to rescue kidnapped victims — Kaduna Govt
Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the kidnap of two staffs and six female students in Engravers College, a boarding secondary school near Kakau Daji village of Chikun Council in Kaduna State.
The state government however said security operatives are working to rescue the kidnapped victims.
In a statement by the PPRO of the command, DSP Yakubu Sabo, he said the Command received an information through DPO Tall Gate, in the early hours on Thursday at about 0310hrs that, some armed men gained entry into the College.
He said on receipt of the information, the Command immediately mobilized combined teams of Anti-kidnapping, SARS, and conventional police to the area for possible rescue of the victims and arresting the perpetrators of the unfortunate incident.
IGP’s Intelligent Respond team (IRT) has been contacted for technical support.
” The Command therefore, is using this opportunity to reiterate its call on all the private school proprietors within the State to liaise with their nearest Police formation and promptly report incidents or suspicious persons around schools to forestall future occurrence of ugly incidents.
“On this note, the Commissioner of Police Kaduna State Command CP Ali Aji Janga pcs is assuring the general public that, the Command is doing everything possible to secure the release of all the victims unhurt.
He equally called on the good people of the State not to relent in giving the Police prompt and useful information at all times.
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