Katsîna Police Rescues Kidnapped University Student




Katsina State Police Command

has announced the rescue of 

one of the five kidnapped female students of Federal University Dutsinma whose identity is being withheld for security reasons, in Bilbis Village, Zamfara State.

The Command Public Relations Officer, Superintendent of Police, Abubakar Sadiq Aliyu who disclosed this to newsmen at the Command headquarters in Katsina Metropolis said as the “rescued victim receives essential medical attention, the command wishes to express gratitude to the rescued victim for her courage and assistance in providing valuable information.”

He said “This information will undoubtedly aid our ongoing investigations, significantly increasing the chances of rescuing the remaining victims who are still being held in captivity.”

“She was rescued on November 20,2023 unhurt through a remarkable, diligent and sustainable efforts of the Katsina State Police Command,” he said.

According to ASP Sadiq Aliyu as

part of its efforts to collaborate with relevant agencies and stakeholders, the Katsina State Police Command is actively coordinating with sister security agencies and relevant stakeholders to gather additional intelligence and support. 

“This collaborative approach aims to maximise efforts to swiftly bring the remaining captives back to safety. We will continue to employ every available resource, adopt all necessary measures, and leverage strategic partnerships to ensure the unhurt rescue of the remaining kidnapped victims,” he assured.  

He explained that, the Katsina State Commissioner of Police, Aliyu Abubakar Musa has urged members of the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the nearest police station.

“We highly value the support and assistance of the public in contributing to our collective efforts in the ongoing fight against all forms of crime and criminality in the state,” CP Aliyu Abubakar Musa emphasized.


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