Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of two female students of Federal University Gusau today (Sunday) at Sabon Gida village of Bungudu Local Government Area of the state.
In a press release signed and made available to SMARTS NEWS by the police public relations officer, PPRO, of the Command SP Mohammed Shehu said, the yet to be identified hoodlums stormed the rented hostel of the students at about 1am.
The PPRO noted that the Commissioner of Police of the Command, CP Kolo Yusuf, has reassured the general Public especially families and the management of the University that efforts were ongoing to rescue the two (2) students, saying, Police Tactical Operatives have intensified search and rescue operations with a view to rescuing the students.
“Information received by the Command indicated that, On 2nd April, 2023 at about 0100am, Armed bandits stormed sabon gida village in Bungudu LGA and broke into a rented female hostel of the university where they locked up the two (2) civilian guards and dispossessed them of their handsets and later abducted two (2) female student of Microbiology Department of the university.” PPRO said
According to him, on receipt of the report, the Police Tactical team moved to the scene, but the hoodlums had already fled with the victims to an unknown destination.
Noting that the Commissioner of Police has further deployed reinforcement to complement the ongoing rescue operation to rescue the hostages hale and hearty, arrest the perpetrators and charge them to court for prosecution. He therefore appeals for continuous support from members of the public to enable the Police to succeed in the rescue mission.