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The troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN deployed at Barikin Ladi have rescued three students of Plateau State Polytechnic kidnapped on Wednesday at an abandoned poultry farm.
The Military Information Officer of Operation SAVE HAVEN,Major Ishaku Takwa disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.
He said “The troops deployed at Nding Sesut a remote community in Barikin Ladi noticed an unusual movement of persons during patrols. Troops immediately conducted cordon and search in the general area that led to rescue of the three students at an abandoned poultry farm.
“The victims have since been united with their families. Manhunt to apprehend the suspects is still on going.”
While commending the vigilance and efforts of the troops, the Commander, Operation SAFE HAVEN, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Ali commended the law-abiding citizens who provided credible information to the security agencies.
He reiterated his resolve to make Plateau State a difficult terrain for criminals to operate.
PLATFORM TIMES had reported that gunmen had on Wednesday night invaded the main campus of the Plateau State Polytechnic and abducted the students – Bencit, Longfei and another.
The three gunmen stormed a student hostel, ‘Plateau Embassy’, towards the end of the school fence at Heipang and whisked the two girls away after shooting sporadically in the air.