Tag: Kagara Abduction

Breaking: Abducted Kagara Students Released
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Breaking: Abducted Kagara Students Released

Bandits have released the students and staff of Government Science College Kagara, in Niger State who were kidnapped Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Their release was confirmed by a top security source involved in the counter-kidnapping operation in the State who spoke to Punch. Recall that the students were abducted by the bandits who disguised in military uniforms from their hostels over a week ago. Among those abducted were 27 students, three staff members, and 12 members of their family in the early hours of Wednesday.
Kagara Abduction: Govt Plans to Swap Schoolchildren for Arrested Bandits
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Kagara Abduction: Govt Plans to Swap Schoolchildren for Arrested Bandits

Speculations are rife that the government might cave into releasing some arrested bandits as part of the deal to secure the release of 27 pupils and 15 workers of Government Science College, Kagara, in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. Reports on Friday say the bandits that perpetrated the abduction of the schoolchildren on Wednesday are demanding for the release of their gang members in custody of security agencies as a swap deal to free the abductees, Punch reports. The bandits had raided the school in military uniform around 2am on Wednesday, and captured their victims while killing a Senior Secondary School 3 student who raised the alarm in the process. They took their victims to a nearby spot around Attahiru Secondary School where they had reportedly parked their...