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Police Foil Kidnapping Attempt, Rescued 9 Victims In Katsina


Katsina Command of Nigeria Police says its operatives have rescued 9 kidnap victims and many bandits escaped with a gunshot wounds at Kirijam Village in Mahuta Ward of Dandume LGA.

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In a statement by SP Gambo Isah, Katsina Command’s Public Relations Officer said bandits in their numbers attacked kirijam village, Mahuta, Ward of Dandume LGA.

” On receipt of the report, DPO Dandume Division, led a team of Policemen and blocked their possible exit route at Kadawan Maikomo village, Sabuwa LGA.”

” Fortunately, the bandits followed through the route and fell into police ambush. The team engaged the bandits into a fierce gun duel and successfully repelled them.”Man 21, Arrested in Katsina for ATM fraud

SP Gambo maintained that the doggedness, uncommon courage and tactical operational strategy adopted by the Police officers made the bandits to flee into the forest with varying degree of bullets wounds.

He stated that In the course of profiling the scene, all the nine (9) abducted persons were rescued unhurt and some GSM phones and food items stolen from the village by the hoodlums were also recovered.

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” The Command urges members of the public to cooperate with security agencies working at the frontline areas by giving them credible information on bandits and their collaborators, especially those supplying them with arms and ammunition, informants and other essential commodities.

In the statement, the Command assured members of the public that the command remain resolute and committed in the ongoing fight against recalcitrant bandits until they are arrested and dealt with according to the extant laws of the land.

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