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Gunmen abduct two Plateau poly students

Gunmen have stormed the Plateau State Polytechnic Barkin Ladi and kidnapped two students.

The students, who were abducted on Wednesday evening, were identified as Bencit and Longfei.

The Police have confirmed the incident, saying one suspect has already been arrested.

Reports said the three gunmen stormed the hostel complex – known as ‘Plateau Embassy’ – towards the end of the School fence and whisked the two girls away after shooting sporadically in the air.

At the time of this report, It was gathered that the operation safe Haven has been informed and they have mobilized their men to the general area.

The spokesman of the Plateau state Police Command, ASP Gabriel Ubah, who confirmed the incident to The Nation, said: ” It happened in Ban Village heipang.

“The Police and STF Immediately rushed to the scene and one suspect was arrested.

“Effort is on to rescue the victims.”