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Zamfara Police rescue 21 kidnapped Victims


Sani Muhammad Sani 
 Zamfara State Police Command has rescue of twenty one kidnapped children including two female, who were among the people abducted by suspected armed bandits at Kucheri Village, along Gusau – Funtua Road on 31st December, 2021. The Command’s Spokeman SP Muhammad Shehu has disclosed in a press released Saturday. 
Shehu revealed that the success of the rescue was due to a distress call received from Kucheri Village Via Tsafe LGA after receiving reliable information about Armed Bandits in their large number blocking Gusau – Funtua Federal Highway at Kucheri axis, and abducted unspecified number of commuters in five different vehicles.
He further explained that the Police Tactical Operatives in Conjunction with the Military promptly responded to the distress call and moved to the scene, where they engaged the hoodlums in a serious gun battle.

 The Police Operatives Succeeded in rescuing twenty one kidnapped children including two female who were coming from Rini Village in Bakura LGA to Katsina State for Almajiri  Islamiyya  School along with their Scholar Lawali Ibrahim. 
The said scholar, Lawali Ibrahim and the driver of their Hummer Bus Vehicle were among the victims that are currently in captivity. 
The Commissioner of Police has already sent reinforcement of Police operatives to complement the effort of the  joint security operatives currently working to rescue the remaining victims and apprehend the perpetrators.
The Zamfara State Police Command urged the general public especially drivers and passengers to desist from night journey. 
The night time is the period that is mostly used by the bandits to block road and kidnapped commuters in the state.
The Police Command will continue to work assiduously to ensure the safety and security of the citizenry.

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