Police rescues 1-year-old, ten women in Zamfara forest

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The Zamfara State Police Command operatives have rescued ten kidnapped women, including a 1-year-old child, following an extensive search and rescue operations at Gando forest in Bukkuyum LGA of the state.

The spokesman of the command, SP Shehu who confirmed the rescue noted that on Monday October 17, 2022 , a group of bandits   invaded Manye village in Anka Local Government Area and abducted ten women and the 1-year-old child to Gando forest in Bukkuyum LGA of the state where they spent three days and three nights in captivity.

“On receiving the report, the Commissioner of Police Kolo Yusuf deployed additional  Police Tactical operatives to reinforce DPO Anka and vigilante in their rescue operation, a task that was successfully accomplished  with the full support of  stakeholders especially, the Sole Administrator of Anka LGA.

“All the rescued victims were taken to the hospital for medical check, debriefed by Police detectives and handed over their families.

“The Commissioner of Police while commending the sole Administrator, Anka LGA for the full support and partnership during the rescue operation, congratulates the victims for regaining their freedom, and assures that, all the perpetrators will be apprehended and charged to court for prosecution.”


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