Police Rescues 28 Abducted Girls In Katsîna



Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the rescue of twenty – eight (28) girls abducted in Kasai Village of Batsari Local Government Area of the state.

The Command Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Abubakar Sadiq Aliyu in a statement announced the successful efforts made under the state Police Commissioner Aliyu Abubakar Musa to rescue the victims.

He said it was on April 1, 2024, at about 1030 hours the twenty-eight (28) girls who went to the outskirts of Kasai village, Batsari Local Government Area with intent to fetch firewood abducted by kidnappers.

Upon receipt of the report, he said the State Police Commissioner CP Aliyu Abubakar Musa swiftly deployed operatives to the scene, tasked with the unhurt rescue of the victims.

“Thanks to the unwavering efforts and increased pressure exerted by the command, the victims, who were held against their will, have now regained freedom and are safe and sound,” he reiterated.

Accordingly, the collaborative effort of the dedicated rescue team, in conjunction with the strategic approach taken by the command, resulted in the release of all the abducted victims.

The PPRO explained that, the abductors, “following the escalation of pressure and the concerted actions of the command in collaboration with all relevant security stakeholders in the state, ultimately released all the victims on the same day at about 2240 hours.”

ASP Sadiq Aliyu emphasized that, “This success is a testament to the perseverance and commitment of the command as well as everyone involved in the operation. Efforts to ensure the safety and security of the community and the state will continue unabated.”

He assured that, further development would be communicated as the investigation proceeds.


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