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Police Recues 4 NYSC Members Who Were Kidnapped On Their Way To Zamfara Orientation Camp

Police have rescued four prospective corps members who were kidnapped on Monday.

Police Recues 4 NYSC Members Who Were Kidnapped On Their Way To Zamfara Orientation Camp 1

Katsina State Police Command has rescued four prospective National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members who were kidnapped while heading to their orientation camp in Zamfara State.

The Nations reports that the corp members were rescued by the policemen in a operation that commenced Tuesday morning.

It was gathered that the victims, comprising three men and a woman, were whisked away by armed men on Monday after a bus they chartered from Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo, Ondo State, to take them to Zamfara State, came under attack around Funtua in Katsina State.

While nine of the 13 occupants of the bus escaped being kidnapped, four of them were abducted and taken to an unknown destination.

It was gathered that the kidnappers called the families around midnight on Wednesday and demanded N10m ransom.

According to a parent to one of the victims, the kidnappers called with the same number they used to reach him the previous day which was availed the police.

“I just spoke with the Commissioner of Police now and he told me that all four have been rescued. I am thankful to the police for rescuing them. The kidnappers called again around midnight and this time, someone who could speak English was on the other end. They said I have to bring N10m for my child to be release.

“But I did not pay anything and they have been rescued. I am thankful that the children are safe and they are being taken to NYSC in Katsina,” said the parent.

It was gathered that the four victims had been taken to the NYSC camp in Katsina by a police convoy where they will likely undergo their orientation exercise.

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