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Zamfara police rescue 10 kidnapped women, one child

The Zamfara State Police Command has rescued ten kidnapped women and a one-year-old child from the bandits’ den in Gando forest of Bukkuyum Local Government Area of the State.

The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Kolo Yusuf said the police operatives succeeded in the rescue following an extensive search and rescue operations at Gando forest in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of the State.

“On Monday, 17th October, 2022 , a group of bandits invaded Manye village in Anka Local Government Area and abducted ten women and a one-year-old child to Gando forest in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of the State where they spent three days in captivity.

“On receiving the report, the Commissioner of Police deployed additional Police Tactical operatives to reinforce DPO Anka and vigilante in their rescue operation, a task that was successfully accomplished with the full support of stakeholders, especially the Sole Administrator of Anka Local Government Area.

“All the rescued victims were taken to the hospital for medical check, debriefed by Police detectives and handed over their families,” the police said in a statement.

The Commissioner of Police, while commending the sole Administrator, Anka Local Government Area for the full support and partnership during the rescue operation, congratulated the victims for regaining their freedom, assuring that all the perpetrators will be apprehended and charged to court.

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