Van Used To Abduct Kebbi Students Belongs To A Judge

The Kebbi state police command has revealed that that the vehicle used to abducted students from Federal Government College in Birnin Yauri community of the state, belongs to a high court judge in the state. 

This development was disclosed by the spokesperson of the Kebbi Police saying the van was hijacked by bandits on Birnin Yauri road.

According to Abubakar, the number of students missing during the attack still remains sketchy. He said;

“The attention of the police has been drawn to reports made by some media stations that a police vehicle was used in kidnapping about 50 students of the FGC. 

“A White Hilux Van with registration No. kBSJ 29 belonging to a High Court judge with inscription of Kebbi St ate Judiciary, hijacked by bandits on Birnin Yauri road was the one used in the kidnapping and not a police vehicle as stated by some media stations.

“The command wishes to make it clear and set the records straight that yet to be ascertained number of students are still missing as rescue operation is still ongoing.”

Recall that reported that 5 abducted students have been freed by troops following a rescue operation by the Joint Taskforce Component of Operation Hadari Daji. Sadly, one of the abducted students from Federal Government College Birnin Yauri in Kebbi State has died.

Air Commodore Abubakar AbdulKadir, Deputy Force Commander of the Joint Taskforce in the North-West Zone, told reporters that five others, including four kids and a teacher, had been rescued from their abductors.

Abdulkadir, who didn’t disclose the name of the deceased student or the circumstances surrounding his death, stated that troops came into touch with the bandits in the early hours of today, June 18, and engaged them in a gunfight forcing them to flee without five pupils and a teacher.

Source; Newzandar News

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