- Police confirm manhunt on kidnappers.
- PRO says the command doing all it could to secure the release of all the victims unhurt.
The Kaduna state police command has confirmed the abduction of six students and two teachers of Engravers College, a Boarding secondary school in a remote area near Kakau Daji village in Chikun Local Government Area by gunmen.
The gunmen in the early hours of Thursday gained entry into the school and took away the victims to an unknown destination.
The Force Public relations officer in the state, DSP Yakubu Sabo at a press conference in Kaduna on Thursday, confirmed the incident.
According to him, the gunmen stormed the college in the early hour of Thursday and went straight to the girl’s hostel and took them to an unknown destination.
With a view to securing their release and apprehending the culprits, the Police image maker said a combined team of police mobile force and anti-kidnapping squad of the command has launched a manhunt on the kidnappers.
Sabo who also disclosed that the Inspector General of Police’s Intelligence Respond Team had been contacted for technical assistance advised the proprietors of the private schools across the state to beef up security in their premises so as not to expose their students to any form of attack.
Speaking further, he said the State Commissioner of Police, Ali Aji Janga, has assured that the command was doing all it could to secure the release of all the victims unhurt.
He equally called on the of the State not to relent in giving the Police prompt and useful information at all times to help in finding a lasting solution to the incident.