Police Rescue Two Kidnapped Bethel Baptist High School Students

Crime Watch

Police operatives in Kaduna have rescued two more kidnapped students of Bethel Baptist High School in Chikun Local Government Area of the state. According to reports, the students were rescued on Wednesday in Rijanna area along the Kaduna Abuja highway. Confirming the development, the spokesperson of the Kaduna state police command, ASP Mohammed Jalige said the students were taken to a police medical facility for medical attention. 118 of the students still remain in captivity. The bandits have reportedly demanded a N60 million ransom to release the students.

The students were kidnapped by the bandits on July 5, 2021, inside their school premises at Chikun LGA.

The bandits recently demanded bags of rice to feed the abducted students.

On July 19, report emerged that one of the students was released by the bandits on health grounds. It was revealed that the student was brought back by two of the abductors.