By IBRAHIM KANOMA, Gusau
Operatives of Zamfara State Police Command has rescued fifteen kidnapped victims, abducted along Yankara- Tsafe – Gusau road, in Zamfara State.
According to a press release issued by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP, Mohammed Shehu
“The command had on 1st January, 2023, received a report of abduction of some commuters along Tsafe – Gusau road, following which the Command deployed additional Police Tactical Operatives to the location for search and rescue operation, an effort that yielded positive result.
In the course of debriefing, the victims informed the Police that they were blocked and abducted by large number of bandits along Yankara- Tsafe – Gusau road by Magazu village while coming back from Abuja and Kaduna heading to Gusau, Sokoto and Birni Kebbi respectively.
The victims that comprised of seven women, six men and two children were medically checked at the Police clinic facility, debriefed by the Police detectives and thereafter re-United with their family/Relations.
The Commissioner of Police CP Kolo Yusuf psc, congratulated the rescued victims for regaining their freedom, and assured Police continuous commitment to sustain the ongoing search operation in order to rescue the remaining victims in captivity.