Not less than seven persons, including three final-year law students of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, were reportedly kidnapped along the Abuja-Kaduna road, about 40 kilometres away from the state capital on Tuesday evening.
This is appears to be the latest in cases of kidnapping recorded on the road in recent times.
According to a source, the incident occurred on Tuesday evening, noting, however, that no life was lost during the incident.
“There were seven kidnap cases including that of the three ABU students. There was no lost of lives . We are trailing the kidnappers,” said the source.
Meanwhile, the management of ABU Zaria has confirmed the abduction of three of its final year Law students on the Abuja -Kaduna highway.
According to a statement by the Director of Public Affairs , Dr Ismail Shehu , the students were kidnapped along the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.
The statement reads in part, “Three students of the Faculty of Law were kidnapped on the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway.
“Yes, it is true that our students, three of them, from the Faculty of Law, have been kidnapped.
“But efforts are being made by the university and parents of the affected students to secure their immediate release.”
The police authorities are yet to confirm the incident as at the time of filing this report.