One Shot Dead As Suspected Kidnappers Of Ekiti School Pupils Are Arrested 

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SUSPECTED abductors of the pupils and staffers of Apostolic Faith Group of Schools, Emure-Ekiti in Ekiti State, have been apprehended by the operatives of the State Police Command.

Parading the suspects before journalists on Friday evening at the Command headquarters in Ado-Ekiti, the Police said one of the suspects, who are nine in number, was shot dead as the gang engaged Policemen in a gun duel.

The gunmen had on the evening of Monday, 29 January 2024, abducted some schoolchildren and teachers along Emure–Eporo Road while returning to Eporo after closing from school while in the school bus.

The kidnap victims, it would be recalled, were five students, three female teachers and a driver.

The bus driver was later killed by the gunmen, who released the remaining eight persons after a ransom of N15 million was allegedly paid by the families of the victims.

 

Eighteen-Eleven Media 

 

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