Zamfara kidnap victims rescued, reunite with families

The Zamfara State Police Command in collaboration with the state government’s Peace Committee has facilitated the release of 11 kidnapped victims.

In a statement, the spokesperson for the command, Mohammed Shehu, said the victims were abducted on June 4, 2021, near Wanzamai Village, along Gusau – Zaria Road in Tsafe LGA of Zamfara State.

Shehu said, “They (victims) were taken to the forest by their abductors. But the police operatives in collaboration with the state government Peace Committee and some repentant bandits swung into action and eventually succeeded in rescuing all the victims hale and hearty.”

Shehu maintained that all the kidnapped victims were medically checked by the government’s medical team before being debriefed and reunited with their families.

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