Police confirm abduction of 4 Nasarawa State University students


The Nasarawa State Police Command has officially verified the distressing incident involving the abduction of four students from Nasarawa State University, Keffi. The incident was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Ramhan Nansel, who stated that the abduction took place during the early hours of Tuesday when armed gunmen invaded the Ungwan Ka’are area.

According to Nansel, the Commissioner of Police, Maiyaki Baba, has issued orders to initiate a thorough manhunt for the perpetrators. The objective of this operation is to safely rescue the abducted victims. Nansel provided details of the incident, mentioning that a house in Angwan Kaare, Keffi, was attacked by unidentified armed men at approximately 12:55 am. Despite immediate response efforts by the police and collaboration with the military, the abductors managed to evade capture.

The victims of this heinous crime have been identified as Rahila Hanya, a 100-level student of the Science Laboratory Technology department; Josephine Gershon, a Computer Science 100-level student; Rosemary Samuel, a 100-level student of Business Administration; and Goodness Samuel, a 100-level student of the Geography department.

Abraham Ekpo, the information and protocol officer of the institution, also confirmed the abduction, stating that they received a report from security agencies verifying the incident. He reassured that the police and other security agencies are actively engaged in efforts to secure the safe release of the abducted students. The situation remains of utmost concern, and authorities are working diligently to ensure the well-being and safety of the victims.

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