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14 kidnapped victims including 2 babies rescued in zamfara


Zamfara State Police Command has rescued fourteen (14) kidnapped victims during an intelligence led search and rescue operation at kunchin kalgo forest in Tsafe LGA of the state.

In a statement by SP Muhammmad Shehu, Command’s Spokesperson issued on Thursday said the operation was part of the command’s commitment to the protection of lives and property in the state.

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“On 21st June, 2022, Police Tactical Operatives deployed along kunchin kalgo axis in collaboration with some individuals who have resolved to partner with security agencies in restoring peace to the state, acted on credible intelligence and stormed a suspected bandit’s hideout, leading to the rescue of fourteen (14) victims including two (2) babies of 1 year old each.”

“In the course of debriefing, the victims informed the police that, the bandits invaded Nasarawar wanke and Rijiya villages in Gusau LGA and abducted them to their enclave, where they spent 42 days in captivity.”

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The Commissioner of Police, CP Ayuba N. Elkanah while handing over the victims to their relations, appreciates the government and people of the state for the continuous support and collaboration to the Police, and assured of intensifying effort to safely rescue kidnapped victims and reunite them with their families.


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