Security operatives foil abduction of students in Kaduna

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By Henry Okonkwo

Security operatives have foiled a planned abduction by bandits at Prelude Comprehensive College in Kujama area of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs in the state, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this in a statement on Friday.

The statement came hours after bandits killed a student of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, and abducted eight students with two lecturers.

Aruwan told newsmen that the bandits were alerted of the presence of security operatives and abandoned their plan to attack the school.

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He said, “At this location, they barricaded the road and abducted two citizens, Yusuf Alhassan and Nura Abdullahi.

“They abducted duo were later rescued after troops and police heard gunshots and gave the bandits a hot chase.

“Sadly, three travellers were shot and injured by the bandits.

“The injured persons were taken to St. Gerald Catholic Hospital for medical attention.”

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