Edo State police command on Wednesday confirmed the kidnapping of some college students of the Naval School of Engineering, Sapele, Delta State.
Kontongs Bello, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, whereas confirming the incident, mentioned the automobile conveying the scholars was intercepted by hoodlums at Iruekpen, one of many communities near the college city in Edo Central senatorial district.
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Bello, who mentioned that a few of the college students have been rescued, nevertheless, famous that 5 others are nonetheless in captivity.
He mentioned: “The closest factor that occurred is the scholars of Naval School of Engineering Sapele travelling from Kaduna to Sapele in a industrial bus and Sienna bus on 26/7/2021 was intercepted by hoodlums at Iruekpen.
“Our operatives rescued most of them, remaining solely 5 and bush combing remains to be on”.