By Abubakar Adamu
Katsina Command of Nigeria Police says it has succeeded in rescuing three kidnap victims, Ibrahim Abdulwaheed, Abdulrahman Abdulwasiu, all students of Federal University Dutsinma, Katsina, and Malam Dauda Magini, m, age 55 years old of Bayan Radio quarters, Dutsinma LGA, Katsina.
ASP Abubakar Sadiq Aliyu Katsina Command Public Relations Officer said fact of the case is that on July 3, 2023, at about 0209hrs, terrorist-bandits in their numbers, wielding dangerous weapons, invaded Bayan Radio quarters, situated at the fringes of Dutsinma LGA, and kidnapped the aforementioned victims.
He said upon receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Katsina State Command, CP Aliyu Abubakar Musa, promptly mobilized and deployed the Area Commander Dutsinma, DPO Dutsinma, and the command’s Anti-Kidnapping Unit led by CSP Andrew Alphouse, to the scene for a search and rescue mission led by the Area Commander to locate and safely rescue the kidnapped victims.
“In an extraordinary demonstration of teamwork, professionalism, and unwavering dedication, the rescue team combed through the bush, successfully located the kidnapped victims, and rescued them unhurt during the meticulously executed operation.”
He noted that the victims were immediately rushed to the hospital for medical attention.
The CP commended the rescue team for their display of uncommon bravery and gallantry.
He stated that the command remains committed towards ensuring the safety and security of the lives and property of the people of the state.
He further enjoined the good people of the state to continue to support the command and other security agencies in the state with credible and timely information on criminal activities to enable the command to take prompt and decisive action. Investigation is ongoing.