by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
Kaduna State Police Command said it has rescued three kidnapped victims roaming in the forest, including a student of Bethel Baptist Secondary School in the state.
This was contained in a statement issued in Kaduna and signed by the State Police Command Spokesman, ASP Muhammed Jalige, on Monday.
Police stated that they stumbled on three kidnapped victims roaming the bush, extremely exhausted and weak, during the joint routine Rescue Patrol of operatives of the command and civilian JTF around the forest of Tsohon Gaya Village in Chikun LGA of the state.
“The Kaduna Police Command’s mission to rescue all kidnap victims through intelligence led Policing and rigorous patrol had yesterday yielded a positive result with the rescue of three victims to safety.
“On the 12th July, 2021, at about 1540hrs the Operatives of the Command alongside Civilian JTF on routine rescue patrol around the forest of Tsohon Gaya Village of Chikun LGA of Kaduna State stumbled on three kidnapped victims roaming the bush extremely exhausted and weak.
“The victims were safely evacuated and rushed to Police Clinic Kaduna where they are currently being resuscitated and will subsequently be handed over to their immediate families.
“During the course of investigation, the three (3) victims were identified as Zaharaddeen Ibrahim, Nura Nuhu that were kidnapped recently along Kaduna-Kachia Road and Abraham Aniya, one of the students of Bethel Baptist Secondary School, Kujama, that were kidnapped the previous week.
“Thus, the Command is currently relentless in ensuring that more victims are rescued within the shortest possible time,” it stated.