Zamfara Police Command Repels Bandits Attack

….Rescues Four Kidnapped Victims Including A 1-Year-Old Child, After 16 Days In Captivity At Near Munhaye Forest In Tsafe LGA

….As CP reassures the command’s commitment to Restore Peace and Security in Zamfara State.

Zamfara Police Command under the stewardship of CP Kolo Yusuf recorded another landmark achievement in the ongoing commitment of the Police and other security agencies to fight insecurity to a standstill in Zamfara state is yielding positive results.

Zamfara State Command Police Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu Anipr, said that between Friday 28th to Sunday 30th of October 2022, the Command received intelligence report on Bandits’ Plan to attack some villages in Bukkuyum, Tsafe, Bungudu, Gusau, and Maru LGA  for abduction. On the spur of the moment, Police Tactical Operatives in Conjunction with the Vigilante embarked on rigorous patrol thereby repelling the planned attacks and further sustaining confidence-building patrol to avert any threat to such communities.

In a similar development, the collaborative effort of the Police and vigilantes led to the rescue of Four Kidnapped victims, including a 1Year old child. The rescue of the victims was a sequel to the report received by the Police on the abduction of the victims, where a search and rescue operation was carried out and the victims were successfully rescued unhurt.

In the course of debriefing, the victims informed the Police that, On 14th October 2022, Bandits in large number invaded  Kuraje village in Gusau LGA and abducted four of them to MUNHAYE forest in Tsafe LGA where they spent 15 days in captivity. The victims were taken to Police Clinic for medical check and later reunited with their families.

The Commissioner of Police while reassuring the public on the command’s commitment to restoring peace and security in the state, congratulates the victims for regaining their freedom and urges all and sundry to be security conscious and report suspicious movement to the Police or any security Agency for prompt action.

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