Five Kidnap victims, were successfully rescued unhurt by operatives of Nigeria Police Katsina State Command.
ASP Abubakar Sadiq Aliyu, Police Public Relations Officer, Katsina State Command made the disclosure in a statement issued on Monday.
He said “On 6th August, 2023, at about 0500 hrs, an information was received that terrorists armed with dangerous weapons such as the AK-47 rifle, shooting sporadically, attacked Sabon Gida village, Malumfashi L.G.A., kidnapped five (5) people, and were moving towards Kankara LGA.”
He also said upon receipt of the report, promptly, the DPO Kankara mobilized his men to the scene, where they engaged the suspected terrorist in a fierce gun duel and successfully rescued all the kidnapped victims unhurt.
ASP Aliyu added that efforts are on with a view to arresting the fleeing suspects, noting that investigation is going.