Not less than 11 victims of kidnapping were rescued by The Police Command in Zamfara, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Muhammad Shehu, announced this in a statement issued in Gusau on Saturday, NAN reports.
“We have secured the release of 11 kidnapped victims by a group who took them to a forest near Gobirawan Chali in Maru Local Government Area.
“10 out of the 11 victims are natives of Kyakyaka, Tungar Haki and Gidan Ango villages of Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara, while the other victim is from Kaduna State.
“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 families.
“Investigation regarding the abduction of the victims has begun and the outcome will be made public,” Shehu said.
He further revealed that the command also repelled an attack by suspected bandits on Yarkala village in Rawayya District of Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara and recovered weapons.