Thursday, December 8

Students abducted in Edo

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Gunmen yesterday evening abducted two students of Gloryland Group of Schools in Edo State.

It was learnt that the incident took place about 5:35 pm on Igarra-Auchi Road, near Ikpeshi in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area.

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Witnesses said the vehicle in which the students were travelling with some adults was intercepted by the gunmen, who dragged the two students into the forest.

Police spokesman Bello Kontongs confirmed the incident last night, saying that policemen, soldiers and vigilantes were combing the forest to rescue the students.

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