Zamfara

The police command in Zamfara has rescued eight kidnapped persons from bandits in Bungudu Local Governments Area (LGA) of the state.

This is contained in a statement by the command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Muhammad Shehu in Gusau on Tuesday.

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“The police command in Zamfara, in its determination to protect lives and property of the citizens, secured the unconditional release of eight victims, who were abducted on Aug. 25 at Kangon Sabuwa in Bungudu LGA.

“The victims were abducted and taken to Kungurmi bandits’ camp. They were rescued safely by the police without any financial or material gain.

“The victims were medically checked, debriefed by the police and reunited with their families,’’ Shehu said.

He assured that the police would continue to collaborate with other security agencies to rescue kidnapped victims in bandits’ captivity.

The PRO appealed to residents to cooperate with the police and the other security agencies in the effort to restore lasting peace in the state. 

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