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Five female students abducted from Katsina varsity


At least five female students of the Federal University, Dutsin-ma in Katsina State were abducted by gunmen suspected to be bandits on Wednesday.

The students were abducted from their residence situated behind Mariamoh Ajiri Memorial International School, along Tsaskiya road at about 2:30 am.

Multiple sources, including staff and students from the university, confirmed the incident to newsmen.

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One of the sources said the bandits in their numbers, wielding dangerous weapons, targeted the students’ residence along Tsaskiya road and forcefully kidnapped them.

The Katsina State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Abubakar Sadiq Aliyu, also confirmed the abduction. He stated that some suspects had been apprehended in connection with the case.

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He also noted that investigation was ongoing to uncover the circumstances surrounding the incident and secure the safe release of the abducted students.