GOOD NEWS!!! Police Rescue Two-month-old Baby, 96 Others From Bandits Den In Zamfara.
The Nigerian police have been praised after its officers stormed bandits’ hideout in Zamfara State and freed 97 kidnapped victims
According to reports, those rescued during the successful operation include pregnant women and children between two to seven months old.
Ayuba Elkanah, Commissioner of Police in Zamfara State disclosed this on Tuesday in Gusau, the state capital.
Elkanah said, ” At least 97 kidnapped victims including seven pregnant women, 19 babies, and 16 children were rescued unconditionally.
“The breakdown of the number of rescued victims in each of the two local government areas are enumerated below.
“An extensive pressure was mounted as a result of the ongoing military operation around the camp of a notorious bandit’s kingpin known as Bello Turji that covers Shinkafi, Zurmi, and Birnin Magaji local government areas.”
“On 3rd January 2022, police operatives deployed at Shinkafi axis received an intelligence report that some kidnapped victims were seen stranded in the bush.”
“The police operatives in collaboration with genuine repentant bandits and vigilante swung into action and rescued 68 victims from the forest.”
“The victims were in captivity for over three months and they include 33 male adults, seven male children, three female children, and 25 women including pregnant/nursing mothers respectively.”
“The victims were from Magarya, Maradun, Gusau of Zamfara State and Sabon Birni LGA in Sokoto State.”
“Also on the same Monday 3rd, January 2022, police operatives deployed in Tsafe axis acted on intelligence report and stormed Kunchin Kalgo forest in Tsafe LGA and rescued 29 kidnapped victims unconditionally.
” The victims were abducted for over 60 days from three villages namely; Adarawa, Gana, and Bayawuri in Rijiya District of Gusau LGA, they include 25 females including pregnant/nursing mothers and four male children.”
“The victims were said to have been abducted by a bandits’ kingpin, Ado Aleru.”
“All rescued victims are currently receiving medical treatment from the joint medical teams of the state government and the police.”
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