Just In: Engravers College Students, Staff Released by Abductors

By Habila Victor

The students and staff of the Engravers College who were abducted have regained their freedom today, Saturday, 25th October 2019, according to statement signed by Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State.

The 6 students and Staff of the school were kidnapped on Thursday 3rd 2019 by some gunmen who reportedly gained entry into the school premises through a porous fence.

According to the Commissioner, “we are relieved that this criminal violation of the right to liberty is over and that they are all back safely.

“The victims, most of whom are minors, and their families will now be focusing on recovering from this undeserved trauma. We appeal for considerate reporting of their ordeal and respect for their privacy.

“As we continue to combat banditry, kidnapping and other crimes, the Kaduna State Government urges all our communities not to give comfort to criminals by dividing victims and inserting ethno-religious narratives for the activities of ruthless miscreants.

“The state government calls for vigilance in all our communities and continued cooperation with the security agencies in this battle to secure our state and all who live in it.”


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