Bandits kill security operative, abduct university students in Kaduna

Bandits have attacked a private university in Kaduna, killing one of the security personnel and abducting 17 male students.

It was gathered that the incident, occured Tuesday night at Greenfield University.

The Nation reports that the University, an elite institution, which started operations about three years ago, is located in Chikun Local Government Area axis of Kaduna-Abuja highway.

Though he did not mention number of abducted students, Kaduna Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the incident.

The Nation gathered the bandits stormed the University Tuesday night, started shooting sporadically and killed one of the school’s security personnel before whisking the students away.

The source said 17 male students were taken away by the attackers while the body of the security personnel was discovered on Wednesday.