At least six female students and two teachers have been abducted at the Engraver’s College in Kakau Daji, Chikun local government area of Kaduna state.
Confirming the incident, spokesperson for the state Policeman, Yakubu Sabo, said the gunmen invaded the school through a porous fence.
He also revealed that a combined team of police mobile force and anti-kidnapping squad have launched a manhunt of the kidnappers with a view to rescuing the victims.
See the Police statement Below;
POLICE PRESS RELEASE
CONFIRMATION OF KIDNAPPING INCIDENT
The Command received an information through DPO Tall Gate, in the early hours of today 03/10/2019 at about 0310hrs that, some armed men gained entry into the Engravers College, a Boarding secondary school in a remote area near Kakau Daji village in Chikun L.G.A and took away two staff of the college and six (6) female students to unknown destination.
On receipt of that 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.
DSP YAKUBU ABUBAKAR SABO
THE POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
KADUNA STATE COMMAND