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Crime & Punishment of Monday, 12 October 2020

Source: Vanguard

Gunmen release kidnapped Kaduna school students, teacher

After collecting ransom in two tranches, the four JS-3 students and their teacher abducted in a Kaduna village were released by their abductors.

Those who regained freedom were the three female students, a female teacher and a male student.

The victims were students and a teacher of Prince Academy, Damba Kasaya.

According to a locale, the kidnapped persons were freed on Saturday night after money was paid as ransom in two tranches.

They were abdicated 6 weeks ago when attempting to write an examination in the school.

The gunmen stormed the school compound and took them away. A man was shot and killed during the operation.

It was at the Damba Kasaya village near Buruku of Chikun local government area of Kaduna State.

A source told journalists that the Gunmen had killed Benjamin Auta, 28, and burnt a small church before they led the abductees to an unknown location.

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