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Katsina Police Foil Kidnap Attempt, Rescue Victims, Recover Motorcycle

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By Abubakar Adamu

The Katsina State Police Command, says it has successfully foiled a kidnapping attempt and rescued one kidnapping victim.

ASP Abubakar Sadiq Aliyu Command’s Spokesperson said on Monday at about 1830 hrs, a report was received at the Kankara Divisional Headquarters that some suspected armed bandits, armed with dangerous weapons, attacked a motorist along Baure village road in Kankara LGA with intent to kidnap him.

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He also said upon receipt of the report, promptly, the DPO Kankara, CSP Hassan Musa mobilised a team of operatives and responded to the scene, where they engaged the suspected bandits in a fierce gun duel.

ASP Sadiq revealed that the team successfully foiled the kidnapping attempt, rescued the victim, and recovered one operational motorcycle from the bandits, noting that efforts were on to arrest the fleeing suspects.

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Furthermore, he advised members of the public to promptly report anybody seen with a bullet wound, emphasizing that some of the suspects escaped the scene with gunshot injuries.

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The Commissioner of Police, Katsina State Command, while commending the officers outstanding displays of bravery, dedication, and professionalism, urged the people of Katsina State to continue to provide the command and other security agencies in the state with timely information on suspected criminal activity to enable the command and other security agencies to take swift and decisive action against any recalcitrant criminal in the state.

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He further reiterated the command’s commitment to ensuring the protection of the lives and property of the good people of the state under his stewardship.



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