Police Foils Kidnapping In Kaduna, Rescues 16 Victims

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By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON

The Kaduna State Police Command has disclosed that on January 16, 2022,  it rescued 16 victims from den of kidnappers
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the  Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Muhammad Jalige, made available on Monday January 17, 2022.
It explained that through its Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Buruku, the command received information that some persons were sighted around Masallaci area along Birnin Gwari road who were suspected to be victims of kidnapping.
“On the strength of the report, the DPO immediately mobilized personnel on rescue mission to the area. 
“On sighting the advancing troops the hoodlums took to their heels leaving behind sixteen (16) victims whom the Operatives successfully rescued; namely, (1) Patience Markus ‘F’ (2)  Mercy Musa ‘F’ (3) Gloria Sunday ‘F’ (4) Yunis Sunday ‘M’ (5) Peace Ayuba ‘F’ (6) Grace Sunday ‘F’ (7) Sarafina Sunday ‘F’ (8) Mechak Musa ‘M’. 
“These mentioned victims are residents of Udawa village of Chikun LGA while (9) Musa Mudu ‘M’ (10) Joshua Mudu ‘M’ (11) Jummai Musa ‘F’ (12) Alfa Markus ‘M’ are of Gadagi Baggi Village of the same LGA,” it said. 
Meanwhile, other victims are, (13) Abdulaziz Shola ‘M’ (14) Tanimu Muhammed ‘M’ (15)  Mutari Idris ‘M’ and (16) Sani Musa ‘M’ are from Lagos, Kano, Zamfara and Niger states respectively.
“The above success recorded by the Command is not unconnected with the community participation and vigilance cum prompt reportage to the security agencies thus, the Command is urging other communities to emulate same in a bit to secure our respective communities from criminal elements,” it said.

In another development, the Command had  also on January 16, 2022, acted on a report that a Toyota Corolla vehicle was seen packed in a seemingly suspicious manner at old tipper garage Mando Kaduna.
The Police Operatives of the Command attached to Kawo Division immediately swung into action and recovered the vehicle with Reg.No KSF 674 HD Maroon in colour to the station for further investigation and possible arrest of the perpetrators. 
Meanwhile preliminary investigation reveals that the said vehicle was snatched at gun point in Zaria metropolis as effort is on to identify the rightful owner.

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