3 kidnapped students of Plateau Polytechnic rescued

The troop of Operations Safe Haven (OPSH) in charge of security in Plateau State have rescued the three students of Plateau State Polytechnic that were kidnapped on Wednesday.

It would be recalled that the kidnappers stormed a private hostel christened “Plateau Embassy” which share a fence with the institution at about 7:45 pm and whisked away three female students of the polytechnic.

The OPSH in a statement signed by its media officer, Major Ishaku Takwa said the students were rescued unhurt by troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN deployed at Barikin Ladi local government area of the state.

“The troops deployed at Nding Sesut, a remote community in Barikin Ladi noticed an unusual movement of persons during patrols. Troops immediately conducted a cordon and search in the general area that led to the rescue of the three students at an abandoned poultry farm.

“The victims have since been united with their families. Manhunt to apprehend the suspects is still ongoing,” it said “.

The Command commended the vigilance and efforts of the troops and the law-abiding citizens who provided credible information to the security agencies and reiterated its resolve to make Plateau State a difficult terrain for criminals to operate.


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