PLASU Kidnap Attempt: No Life Lost, No Student Raped as Alleged on Social Media - Plateau Police


The Plateau State Police Command has said, No life was lost and no student was raped as alleged on Social Media and some news platforms after its operatives foiled another kidnap attempt by some unknown hoodlums at the Plateau State University Bokkos (PLASU). 

Police Public Relations, DSP Alfred Alabo in a press statement said this was made possible as a result of a distress call put forward by the hardworking and security conscious Vice Chancellor of the University and other good citizens of the State who made several calls to the Control rooms, the PPRO and other Senior Officers to alert us on the happenings around that area which aided our quick response to the scene.

DSP Alfred Alabo said Commissioner of Police CP Bartholomew N. Onyeka in his continued efforts to fight against crime and criminality has yet again foiled another kidnap attempt by some unknown hoodlums at the Plateau State University Bokkos (PLASU). 

"That on 09th May 2023 at about 1915hrs, unknown hoodlums attempted to kidnap some female off-campus students who went out to fetch firewood at a near by bush when they ran out of cooking gas.

"Upon receipt of this information, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Bokkos Division aided by other Security operatives gave a hot chase to the hoodlums as a result of which they abandoned their evil plans which aided the escape and rescue of the students unhurt. 

Investigation is still ongoing. So far, calm has been restored to the area.

The Commissioner Of Police Plateau State Command, CP Bartholomew N. Onyeka  assures the good citizens of the State that relentless efforts are ongoing to arrest the hoodlums. He therefore urges all citizens to go about their lawful businesses and ensure that they give the Police and any nearby security agency Useful, Accurate and Timely information as we are doing everything to ensure that our State is safe for both residents and visitors.

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