Home NEWS Police Rescue 11 Kidnapped Victims, Recover Rustled Animals in Katsina

Police Rescue 11 Kidnapped Victims, Recover Rustled Animals in Katsina


Katsina State Command of Nigeria Police says it has successfully rescued eleven kidnapped victims who were recently kidnapped at Sabon Garin Safana in Safana LGA of the State.

Also Report: Officers alleged to have been involved in extortion, assault of a traveler detained – Police

Acccording to the statement by Katsina Command’s Spokesperson SP Gambo Isah, the Command based on credible on intelligence rescued all the kidnapped victims.

” today 14th November, 2021 based on credible intelligence, the Command succeeded in rescuing all the eleven (11) kidnapped victims of Sabon Garin Safana, in a bandits’ hideout, at the outskirt of Tsaskiya village, Safana LGA of Katsina state.

He recalled  that bandits attacked Sabon Garin Safana village, on 12th November, 2021 and kidnapped eleven (11) members of the village.

Also Read: Police Arrests Banditry Suspect on Wanted List in Katsina

The statement aslo said the victims were taken to Dutsinma General Hospital for medical examination and treatment noting that the victims have already been reunited with their respective families.

SP Gambo further said effort is on top gear with a view to arresting peretrators of the crime.

Similarly, the statement disclosed that police has repelled bandit’s attacked at Gidan Duka Village, Kankara LGA of the state.

” On 14th November,2021 at about 0230hrs, bandits in their numbers, armed with AK 47 rifles, attacked Gidan Duka village, Kankara LGA of Katsina state and rustled unspecified number of domestic animals. DPO Kankara and team swiftly responded to the distress call and chased after the hoodlums.”

The statement pointed out that the team intercepted the bandits at Danmarabu village and engaged them in a gun duel.

Also Read : Police Arrests Killers of 93 Year Old Patriarch of Former Plateau Governor, Dariye

It maintained that the bandits escaped into the forest abandoning all the rustled animals, comprising thirty-eight (38) cows and eleven (11) sheep.

The statement added that the team also recovered one Bajaj operational motorcycle belonging to the bandits, explaining that investigation into the matter is ongoing.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here