AL-QALAM UNIVERSITY SAID NO STUDENT KIDNAP

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Al-Qalam University, Katsina has; described as false a social media post in circulation alleging the kidnap and killing of its students insisting that; “none of its student; is reported missing”, kidnapped or killed by; any parent or security personnel.”

A statement from the public affairs department of the Al-QALAM University said; the university had contacted some relevant sources and yet no any information confirming the incidence.

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The message in circulation said; 9 students of the AL-QALAM University were on Saturday; kidnapped along Kankara to Dutsinma road.

Another fake news;  been; peddled, said “of the nine, four; have been; killed and a N20million ransom has; been; placed; on the remaining five in captivity.

According to the statement, “Similarly, there has not been any report received by the AL-QALAM university from parents of any student in connection with the kidnap.”

 

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It added that “this is the update we can give for now as further efforts are on to come up with more facts surrounding this social media rumour.”

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When contacted, the state’s Police Command spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, said; the information is just another fake news that; cannot; be substantiated. “No report in that regard was; received by police,” he added.