Suspected bandits on Tuesday abducted four female students of the College of Health Sciences and Technology, Tsafe, Zamfara, the police have said.
Police spokesperson in the state, Muhammad Shehu, said this in an interview on Wednesday in Gusau.
“The suspected bandits invaded the off-campus students’ hostel, a rented house in Tsafe town,” said the police officer. “Receiving the report, security operatives chased the kidnappers, one of the five abducted students escaped from the bandits, but the kidnappers fled with the other four victims.”
He added that the police had deployed a search and rescue team mandated to work in synergy with the military to ensure the safe rescue of the abducted students.