Polytechnic students and other travellers kidnapped on Abuja-Nasarawa

About 30 travellers, including some students of the Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, were reportedly abducted by suspected kidnappers along the Abuja-Nasarawa Highway on Friday, June 7. 

 

The vehicles conveying the travellers were attacked by kidnappers who lay siege in a nearby bush in the Uke area of Nasarawa State.

 

The driver of one of the buses who escaped the attack called the attention of the police in the area to the incident.

 

The source told Punch, “Thirty persons were kidnapped between Nasarawa and Abuja on Friday. The passengers were abducted from two buses and taken into the bush around a place called Uke in Nasarawa State. 

 

“One of the passengers abducted in the incidents is an HND student of the Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa, in Nasarawa State, who was returning to Abuja to meet her family.

 

“One of the bus drivers escaped from the incident. When he returned to the vehicle, he picked up some items, including the phone of one of the kidnapped victims, and reported the incident to the police station in Uke.”

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