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Crime & Punishment of Wednesday, 3 November 2021

Source: punchng.com

Two students abducted in Edo

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Two students of Glory Land Group of Schools in Edo State were kidnapped on Tuesday on Igarra-Auchi Road, near Ikpeshi, in the Akoko Edo Local Government Area of the state.

Punch Metro gathered that the vehicle in which the students were travelling with some adults was intercepted at gunpoint, as the abductors dragged the students from the vehicle into the bush.

The school authority or the students’ parents had yet to be contacted by the kidnappers as of press time.

The Edo State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Kontongs Bello, confirmed the incident, adding that police operatives, soldiers and vigilantes were already combing the bush to rescue the abducted kids.

He said, “Two of the students were kidnapped but efforts are on to rescue them unhurt. Men of the Nigeria police, soldiers and vigilantes are already combing the bush to rescue the students.”