Breaking: 2 out of 6 kidnapped school children rescued in Nasarawa

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Nasarawa state Police in collaboration with other security agencies, have rescued two females among the six pupils that were abducted on Friday, at LEA primary school, Alwaza village, Doma Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

A statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer DSP Ramhan Nansel and made available to newsmen on Saturday, in Lafia said the rescued persons were Vision Umbugadu Judge and Peace Amos.

The statement added that the pupils were rescued at about 1430hrs at Sabon Kwara village, Jenkwe development area of Obi LGA in Nasarawa state.

“This was due to sustained pressure mounted on the abductors by the combined search and rescue team,” the statement said.

He said the victims have been taken to the hospital for medical examination, and will be handed over to Doma LGA chairman to reunite them with their parents. 

“Relentless effort is ongoing to rescue the other pupils still in captivity unhurt, and arrest the perpetrators of the dastardly act,” the statement said.

The six pupils were kidnapped on Friday January 20, 2023 at LEA primary school, Alwaza village, Doma LGA of Nasarawa state.

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