Three female kidnap victims were freed in Plateau state on Thursday, less than 24 hours after being kidnapped by gunmen.
Benefit and Longfei were the names given to two of the victims.
The three people were kidnapped on Wednesday evening when gunmen raided their residential area in Ban village, Barkin Ladi LGA, according to the PUNCH.
Before fleeing with their victims, the robbers were claimed to have terrified the community with random gunshots.
After the raid on the community behind the Plateau State Polytechnic, one of the bandits was apprehended by security officers.
Ubah Ogaba, the Plateau State Police Public Relations Officer, verified the release of the girls, who are alleged to be students at the state Polytechnic, to newsmen in Jos on Thursday.
The PPRO said “The team of Police and Special Task Force deployed to rescue the victims kidnapped yesterday at Ban Village behind the Plateau State Polytechnic have rescued them today 13/1/2022 at about 14: 30hrs unhurt and are presently with the Police.
“Meanwhile effort is still on to arrest other perpetrators of the act”.