From Maiharaji Altine Gusau
Zamfara State Police have Successfully rescued seven Kidnapped victims who are natives of Chibade village in Rijau Local Government Area of Niger State.
This was contained in a statement by the spokesperson of the state police command SP Mohammed Shehu and made available to newsmen on Saturday.
Shehu said “On 25th February , 2022, the Tactical operatives of the command in collaboration with the military deployed along Dansadau axis in Maru local government area of the state have successfully rescued seven (7) Kidnapped victims who are natives of Chibade village in Rijau LGA of Niger State”.
“The rescued victims informed the police that, on 21st February, 2022, bandits in large number, stormed their village (Chibade) and abducted seven of them to unknown location in Dansadau forest of Zamfara State”.
According to Shehu, the joint Police and Military operatives while on a coordinated bush clearance around Dansadau axis, successfully rescued the affected victims.
The victims, acccording to Shehu were taken to Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital, Gusau where they recieved medical check.
He maitained that, all the victims would be handed over to the Commissioner of Police Niger State Police Command for further appropriate action.
The state’s Police Commissioner, CP Ayuba N. Elkana congratulated the victims and their families for regaining their freedom.
Elkana assured members of the general public of Police continuous commitment to rid the State of all forms of criminal activities.