Zamfara police foil bandits’ attack, rescue kidnap victim

Zamfara State Police Command has foiled an attack by bandits and rescued a 30-year-old kidnapped victim.

In a statement, the spokesperson for the command, SP Mohammed Shehu, said, “On January 2nd, 2021 at about 04. 30 hours, the Command received a distress call that armed bandits in their large numbers came to the outskirts of Shinkafi with intend to kidnap innocent members of the community.

“A combined team of PMF/CTU attached to the “Operation Puff Adder” responded quickly and foiled the attack.

“One Samaila Langa, a 30-year-old, who was kidnapped by the bandits during the incident was successfully rescued by the combined efforts of the police and leaders of the repentant bandits.”

The victim according to Shehu has been reunited with his family after being debriefed.

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