Six students from Alwaza Primary School in Nasarawa State’s Doma Local Government Area have reportedly been abducted by unidentified gunmen who are thought to be bandits.
DSP Ramhan Nansel, a police public relations officer (PPRO), confirmed the tragic occurrence to the correspondent in Lafia and claimed that, based on an initial inquiry, children aged seven to eight were abducted on their way to school on Friday at around 7:10 a.m.
A joint team of police, military, and vigilantes have already been mobilized to the region for a search operation, according to DSP Nansel.
According to him,” We are on the trail of the abductors and Maiyaki Muhammed-Baba, Commissioner of Police (CP) has also visited the scene for on the spot assessment,” he added.
He explained that the Police had met with the management of the school and the parents of the victims.
The Police spokesperson called on the public to informs the Police in case of any information that could lead to the rescue of the victims and arrest of the perpetrators.