Two kidnapped Bethel Baptist students escape from custody

Kaduna State Police Command says two kidnapped students of Bethel Baptist High School, Maraban Damishi, in Chikun Local Government Area of the State escaped.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, said this in a press saying on Wednesday at about 3.30 am, the Command was informed by a good Samaritan that two students of the school were sighted and believed to have escaped from their captors.

”The students said that on Tuesday, July 20 , 2021, at about 6pm, they were tasked by their captors to go and fetch firewood from the nearby forest where they were held hostage.

”They, however, decided to take the opportunity of not being monitored and escape to the Rijana community along Kaduna – Abuja highway.

”The two boys are currently undergoing medical examination at Police Medical facility before re-uniting them with their family, while a tactical approach is being intensified to secure the release of the remaining students,”Jalige said.


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