UPDATED: 15 Kidnapped Baptist Students Regain Freedom
No fewer than fifteen abducted students of the Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna state have been released by bandits.
Confirming the news to journalists, the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kaduna, Rev. John Hayab, said the 15 students were released on Saturday night by the bandits.
Recall that the bandits released 28 of the students on Sunday, July 25, after N50m ransom was paid, and 20 days in captivity.
The students were 121 in number, according to the president of the Kaduna Baptist Conference, Rev. Ishaya Jangado, who is also the proprietor of the school.
They were kidnapped in the early hours of July 5, 2021 around 2am at the school premises along the Kaduna-Kachia highway, Damishi, in Chikun Local Government Area of the state.