Police rescue 11 kidnapped persons, repel attack in Zamfar



The Police Command in  Zamfara says it has secured the release of 11 kidnapped persons in the state.


The Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Muhammad Shehu, announced this in a statement issued in Gusau on Saturday.

“On April  9, the command, in collaboration with the state Ministry for Security and Home Affairs, secured the unconditional release of 11 kidnapped victims by a group who took them to a forest near Gobirawan Chali in Maru Local Government Area,” he said.



He said “10  out of  the 11 victims are natives of Kyakyaka, Tungar Haki and Gidan Ango villages of Gusau Local Government Area in Zamfara, while the other victim is from Kaduna State”.


He said the release of the kidnapped victims was part of  ongoing peace process enunciated by Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara.


“All the rescued victims have been debriefed by the police and later handed over to the Ministry for Security and Home Affairs that will reunite them with their…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper