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Kidnapped Plateau student freed in hours

A student of Plateau State University, Bokkos, kidnapped by armed men on Thursday has been freed.

Stanley Showul-Mushi, a final-year student of accounting was freed on Friday evening.

Prof. Yohana Izam, the Vice Chancellor, Plateau State University, announced the rescue of the final year accounting student in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Jos.

“As an institution, we are grateful for the safe return of our hitherto missing student who came back unhurt.

“Our earlier caution to our students to minimise off-campus late evening and night shuttles is still relevant.

”The university axis from Bokkos through Diram and Ndar has been infiltrated by merchants of crime who cash in on the vulnerability of the largely defenceless students’ population,” Izam said.

An anonymous source in the institution had told NAN that Showul-Mushi was reportedly returning to the campus from Bokkos town when the incident happened.

The victim, unfortunately, entered the kidnappers’ car and they took the N3,000 in his pocket and cleared the money in his bank account with his Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card.

“But thank God, the pressure mounted by security operatives compelled the kidnappers to release Showul-Mushin on Friday evening,” the source said. (NAN)

 

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