Zamfara Command of Nigeria of Police says it has unconditionally rescued thirty nine Kidnapped victims and arrested ten suspects including members of the outlawed group (Yansakai).
State Commissioner of Police, CP Ayuba Elkana made the disclosure during a press briefing held at the Command’s Headquarters.
He said the achievement was as a result of the ongoing clearance operation by the Joint Police and Military at Dabar Magaji camp located at Kadanya forest, stretching between Kaura Namoda and Maradun LGAs.
He however stated that the command arrested one Abdullahi Sani Muhammmad of Karofin Madaki Area of Bauchi State who allegedly stole Honda Anaconda Vehicle.
He identified the suspect as Abdullahi Sani Mohammed ‘M’ of Karofin Madaki Area of Bauchi State.
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According to him, items recovered include:
One Honda Anaconda Vehicle 2012 Model and One Locally Fabricated Pistol.
” On 1st April, 2022 Police in Gusau Central Police Station received information from Bauchi State that, the above mentioned suspect involved in a minor motor vehicle accident at a point before Ganjuwa LGA of Bauchi State, with the above named vehicle that was stolen at the residence of one Usman Shehu of Danturai Area Gusau LGA.
” Police detectives moved to Bauchi State and arrested the suspect along with the vehicle. A locally fabricated pistol was recovered inside the stolen vehicle.
CP Elkana further maitained that the Operatives have arrested three suspects in connection with the abduction of two persons at Fakon Idi in Talatar Mafara Area of the State.
According to him the three suspects include: Babangida Yusuf, Ibrahim Lauwali and
Abdulsalam Abubakar noting that One Operational Motorcycle was recovered in his possession.
“On 10th April, 2022 at about 0100hrs, Police in Talata Mafara received a distress call that some unidentified hoodlums suspected to be kidnappers silently trooped into Fakon Idi area in Talata Mafara and kidnapped two (2) persons to unknown destination.
” DPO Talata Mafara led a team of Policemen to the scene where the above mentioned suspects were suspiciously arrested inside an uncompleted building with a motorcycle.”
He stated that during interrogation, the suspects could not give a satisfactory account of why they were at the scene at that material time, maintaining that effort is being made to rescue the kidnapped victims.