Bandits abduct 2 lecturers, 8 students at Bamalli Poly – KDSG

Kaduna State has confirmed kidnap two lecturers and eight by bandits in an at Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria.

The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, also confirmed the one student in the incident in a statement on Friday in Kaduna.

Aruwan said security agencies had briefed the state on the incident which took place at the main campus the polytechnic in Zaria on night.

He said the bandits invaded the institution’s staff quarters in the campus, shooting sporadically and in the “process, two were hit and sustained gunshot injuries’’.

“They were rushed to the hospital for medical attention. Sadly, one of the victims died early (Friday) morning, while the other is receiving treatment,’’ he said.

Aruwan said Gov. Nasir El-Rufai was saddened by the incident and prayed for repose of the soul of the student .

“El-Rufai wished the injured student a speedy recovery,’’ he said, adding senior officials and security agencies were already assessing and interfacing with the and of the institution. (NAN)