Police evict bandits camp and rescue 14 kidnapping victims in Zamfara
The Zamfara State Police Command broke up the bandits’ camp and rescued 14 kidnapped victims after 68 days in captivity.
This was included in a statement signed by State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Mohammed Shehu and issued to journalists in Gusau, the state capital.
“On March 10, 2023, tactical police agents in conjunction with the vigilante group successfully evicted a bandit camp owned by a recalcitrant bandit kingpin AKA Dogo Sule during a cleanup operation near Munhaye Forest.”
“As a result of the operation, fourteen hostages were rescued, including two male adults, seven women and five children under the age of 2.”
According to the statement, during the course of the debriefing, the victims informed the police detectives that around 11:00 p.m. on January 1, 2023, a large number of suspected bandits armed with sophisticated weapons entered the villages of Anguwar Mangoro and Gidan Maidawa in the Gusau Local Government Area stormed and kidnapped them to their camp, where they spent 68 days in captivity.
“The victims, who were in sympathetic condition, were taken to the police clinic in Gusau for medical treatment and then reunited with their families and loved ones.”
Police Commissioner Mr. Kolo Yusuf congratulated the victims on regaining their freedom and reiterated the continued commitment to protecting citizens’ lives and property.
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