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Police Rescue Two Abducted Bethel Baptist School Students


Police Rescue Two Abducted Bethel Baptist School StudentsTwo of abducted students of Bethel Baptist Secondary school in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have reportedly been rescued by police operatives.

They were rescued on Wednesday evening by police operatives in Rijanna area along the Kaduna-Abuja highway.

Spokesman of Kaduna state police command, Mohammed Jalige, told Channels Television that the two abducted students were have been taken to a police medical facility where they are currently undergoing medical examination.

Bandits had stormed the school and abducted over 100 students two weeks ago (Monday, July 5), but shortly after, the police announced that they rescued 26 students after the attack.

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Following this, proprietor of the school, Rev Ishaya Jangadi, said after a head count of the students as directed by the bandits that 121 students were being held.

Then last week, the police rescued one of the students inside a forest, while two were rescued today, thereby bringing the number of those rescued to three.

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Meanwhile, the bandits are demanding the sum of N60m as a ransom for the release of the kidnapped students.

The abductors also gave Monday, July 19 as deadline for the payment of the ransom, few days after they released one of the captives on grounds of ill health.

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One of the parents told newsmen that they are working with the Baptist church to raise the ransom.

The parent said if the ransom was paid on Monday, the students “will hopefully be released on Tuesday going by the promise of their abductors.”

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