Zamfara police command rescues 75-year old kidnapped victim after two months in captivity


Zamfara state police command has rescued a 75-year old man who was kidnapped and kept in bandits’ camp for two months.

In a press release the spokesperson of the command SP Mohammed Shehu said the victim, Mohammadu Sheshi who was a native of Enagi in Edati local government area of Niger state was rescued on December 2, 2022.

The rescued victim, Muhammadu Sheshi

Shehu said the rescue operation was conducted following the receipt of the intelligence report regarding the abduction of the victim.

He maintained that in the course of debriefing, the victim informed the Police that he was abducted in early October, 2022 by large number of armed bandits who blocked Birnin Gwari – Kaduna road and took others into the bush somewhere in Dansadau axis of Zamfara state.

The victim said, he spent two months in captivity.

“While at the Police Command Headquarters, Gusau the victim was medically checked at the Police clinic facility and later re-united with his relations”.

“The Commissioner of Police CP Kolo Yusuf congratulated the rescued victim for regaining his freedom, and assured for Police continuous commitment to protect lives and property of the citizens”. Concluded Shehu.

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