Breaking: Nasarawa university students kidnapped


Gunmen have abducted some students of Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK).

The four abducted students were kidnapped on Tuesday at their lodge at Angwan Kare, Keffi Local Government Area of the state.

The Nasarawa state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel, disclosed that the State Police Command received a distress call in the early hours of Tuesday that a house at Angwan Kare was attacked by gunmen.

“The command is aware of kidnapping at about 12:55 am as a distress was received that a house located at Angwan Kaare, Keffi was invaded by unidentified armed men,” Nansel said.

Efforts to trail the perpetrators after combing the area were unsuccessful but a manhunt has been launched to rescue the students, the police spokesman noted.

“The police in collaboration with the military, responded accordingly and combed the area, but to no avail.

“The Commissioner of Police has ordered a manhunt for the culprits with a view to rescue the victims unhurt,” Nansel said.

The victims are all first-year students of the school identified as Rahila Hanya from Science Laboratory Technology; Josephine Gersho, Computer Science; Rosemary Samuel from Business Administration and Goodness Samuel from Geography departments respectively.