Zamfara police rescues 75-year-old kidnapped two months ago


Operatives of the Zamfara State Police Command have rescued a 75-year-old man who spent two months in captivity.

Spokesman of the command, SP Shehu Mohammed who made the disclosure noted that, “On December 2, 2022, the Zamfara State Police Command rescued a 75 year old Mohammadu Sheshi, a native of Enagi in Edati LGA of Niger State. The rescue operation was conducted following the receipt of the intelligence report regarding the abduction of the victim.

“In the course of debriefing, the victim informed the Police that he was abducted in early October, 2022 by large number of armed bandits who blocked Birnin Gwari – Kaduna road and took others into the bush somewhere in Dansadau axis of Zamfara state. That he spent two months in captivity.

“The victim while at the Police Command Headquarters, Gusau was medically checked at the Police clinic facility and later re-United with his family/Relations.

“The Commissioner of Police CP Kolo Yusuf congratulates the rescued victim for regaining his freedom, and assures for Police continuous commitment to protect lives and property of the citizens.”


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