Zamfara police rescue five kidnap victims

While confirming the rescue of five kidnapped victims, he said; “The State police command, in continuation of its search and rescue operations across various forests in the state.
Zamfara State's map

Zamfara State's map

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The Police Command in Zamfara State, has rescued five persons who were kidnapped in Niger State

THE PUNCH report that the command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Shehu confirmed this in a statemenet in Gusau on Sunday.

While confirming the rescue of five kidnapped victims, he said; “The State police command, in continuation of its search and rescue operations across various forests in the state.

“The victims were abducted in Kontagora and Bangi Local Government areas of Niger on Februaru 6 and February 9, 2022, respectively.”

Shehu confirmed the victims were abducted from Niger and brought to Dansadau forest in Maru Local Government Area of the state.

He said; “All the victims were rescued by the police tactical operatives during an extensive search and rescue operations in the forest.

“The joint police and state government medical team is working in synergy to ensure that the rescued victims receive appropriate medical treatment,”

He added that the police detectives from the anti-kidnapping squad questioned the victims before reuniting them with their respective families.

He said that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Ayuba Elkanah, as expresses appreciation to the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, and Governor Bello Matawalle for their unalloyed support and encouragement to all the security operatives, especially the police.

While showing sympathy to the victims, Elkanah assured the people of the state that the police, in collaboration with other security agencies and the state government, would continue to work dilligently for the exalation of lasting peace and security in the state.

The police commissioner also called on members of the public to continue to support security operatives in the ongoing battle to rid the state of criminal elements.

-NAN

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