The Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the rescue of two kidnapped students from the Federal Government College in Yauri, Kebbi State in the Zamfara Forest.
Addressing journalists at the police headquarters in Gusau, Police Commissioner Mr. Husseini Rabiu said that the tactical police officers attached to Operation Restore Peace deployed in the Dansadau area of the Maru Local Government Area for Operations against Banditry and Kidnapping rescued the students.
The commissioner gave the names of the rescued students as Maryam Abdulkarim from Wushishi local government area of Niger state and Faruk Buhari de Wara in Kebbi state, and said they were rescued in Babbar Doka village of Dansadau emirate.
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“The investigation revealed that the rescued victims were among the abducted students from Federal Government College Yauri in Kebbi state,” added the commissioner.
He said the victims were taken to the hospital for medical checks and were questioned at the Police Command Headquarters, Gusau.
“The victims will be handed over to the Kebbi State Government through the Kebbi State Police Command”
CP Rabiu called on the general public to always provide the police and other security agencies with useful information that may lead to the arrest of bandits in the state.
“These bandits are humans and not ghosts and Ara mingle and eat with people, so help us help you”