From Maiharaji Altine, Gusau
Zamfara state police command has foiled an attack by bandits and rescued a 30 year old kidnapped victim.
In a statement, the spokesperson of the Command SP Mohammed Shehu said “On January 2nd, 2021at about 0430hour , the Command received a distress call that, armed bandits in their large number came to the outskirts of Shinkafi with intend to kidnap innocent members of the community”.
Shehu said a combined team of PMF/CTU attached to the “Operation Puff Adder” responded quickly and foiled the attack.
“Similarly, One Samaila Langa, a 30 year old, who was kidnapped by the bandits during the incident was successfully rescued by the combined effort of the Police and leaders of the repentant bandits”.
The victim according to Shehu has been reunited with his family after being debriefed.
Shehu declared that “Normally has been restored with improved confidence building patrols in Shinkafi and its environs”.