Police rescue 2 abducted Bethel Baptist school students


Story from Kenneth AFOR, Lagos

The Kaduna State Police Command has disclosed that two more abducted students of Bethel Baptist Secondary school have been rescued.

Mohammed Jalige, the spokesperson of the Command who made this known said the students have been taken to a police medical facility where they are currently undergoing medical examination after they were rescued on Wednesday evening by police operatives in Rijanna area along the Kaduna-Abuja highway, reports Channels Television.

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Last week one of the students was released by the bandits on health ground, making it three students that have been freed out of the 121 students abducted by the bandits.

The bandits have told the parents of the students to pay N60 million ransom to get all the students released.

The students were abducted by the bandits on July 5, 2021, at the premises of the school and taking into the forest.

The bandits at one time demanded bags of rice to feed the kidnapped students.

Earlier in the week during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, the State Governor said security operatives (the Nigerian Army) have commenced surveillance in and around the state to forestall unwanted criminal activities in the state.


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