The Kebbi State Police Command has stated that the vehicle used to kidnap students from the Federal Government Girls College (FGGC) in Birnin-Yauri community of the state, belongs to a high court judge in the same state.
Kebbi police spokesman, Nafi'u Abubakar, disclosed that the van was hijacked by bandits on Birnin-Yauri Road.
Abubakar added that the number of students missing after the attack is yet to be ascertained.
He said, "The attention of the police has been drawn to reports made by some media stations that a police vehicle was used in kidnapping about 50 students of the FGC.
"A White Hilux Van with registration No. kBSJ 29 belonging to a High Court judge with the inscription of Kebbi State Judiciary, hijacked by bandits on Birnin Yauri road was the one used in the kidnapping and not a police vehicle as stated by some media stations.
"The command wishes to make it clear and set the records straight that a yet to be ascertained number of students are still missing as rescue operation is still ongoing."