In a shocking turn of events, the Nasarawa State Police Command has sprung into action, initiating an extensive search operation for the abductors responsible for the horrifying incident involving four young female students from Nasarawa State University, Keffi.
This heart-wrenching incident unfolded during the early hours of Tuesday morning when armed assailants stormed their off-campus residence located in Angwan Kare, a peaceful settlement near the university campus.
The perpetrators of this heinous crime struck at approximately 12:55 a.m., catching the victims off-guard and sending shockwaves through the entire community.
The Nasarawa Police spokesperson, DSP Ramhan Nansel, confirmed the distressing abduction, shedding light on the grave situation.
Nansel stated that the Nasarawa State Police Command received a frantic distress call during the early hours of Tuesday, reporting a violent incursion by armed individuals at a house in Angwan Kare.
The horrifying details began to unravel as authorities swiftly took action.
Despite the swift response by law enforcement and military personnel who combed the area in a courageous bid to rescue the abducted students, the culprits managed to evade capture.
However, this setback has only further fueled the determination of the authorities.
Commissioner of Police, [Name], has issued a resolute order for an exhaustive manhunt to bring the perpetrators to justice and secure the safe release of the young victims.
The collaborative effort between the police and the military underscores the seriousness of the situation, as the community and the entire nation wait in earnest for a positive resolution to this harrowing ordeal.
The four courageous students who fell victim to this heartless crime have been identified as Rahila Hanya, Josephine Gersho, Rosemary Samuel, and Goodness Samuel.
These young women were all in their first year at Nasarawa State University, embarking on their educational journeys with aspirations and dreams.
Rahila Hanya, hailing from the Science Laboratory Technology department, was focused on pursuing scientific excellence.
Josephine Gersho, enrolled in the Computer Science department, aimed to embrace the ever-evolving world of technology.
Rosemary Samuel, a student in the Business Administration department, sought to acquire essential business acumen for her future endeavors.
Goodness Samuel, studying in the Geography department, had a passion for understanding our planet and its diverse landscapes.
The abduction of these promising young women has sent shockwaves through not just the academic community but the entire nation.
As the search intensifies, the hope for their safe return remains unwavering.
This incident serves as a grim reminder of the challenges faced by students living off-campus and the pressing need for enhanced security measures in such areas.
It is a call to action for authorities to ensure the safety and well-being of all students, both on and off-campus.