The Zamfara State Police Command said it is determined to rescue all kidnapped victims and reunite them with their families without paying a dime as ransom in its ongoing efforts to restore normalcy in the state.
This was revealed in a press statement signed and issued to newsmen in Gusau, the state capital, on behalf of Commissioner of Police Mohammed Bunu by the newly appointed Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Yazid Abubakar.
According to the statement, on May 18, 2023, at about 11 pm, 10 people kidnapped from Gidan Gobirawa village in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area were rescued by police tactical operatives on search-and-rescue operations along a forest under Birnin Magaji Local Government Area.
The victims said they had been in captivity since May 7, 2023, when bandits abducted them to an unknown destination.
The statement affirmed, The rescued victims were checked by police medical doctors, debriefed, and handed over to their respective families.