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100 rescued from kidnappers in Zamfara


By Sani Muhammad Sani, Gusau



The Zamfara State Police command in collaboration with the State Ministry for Security and Home Affairs have freed over 100 persons abducted from Manawa village of Mutunji District in Dansadau Emirate of Maru Local Government Area of the state.

On June 8, some bandits stormed thevillage and abducted 100 villagers, mostly nursing mothers, with men and children in smaller proportions.

Those rescued will be subjected to medical checks, and debriefed before being reunited with their families, it was learnt.


Commissioner of Police Hussaini Rabiu warned the bandits to renounce criminality and embrace peace or face the full wrath of the law.

The commissioner also called on the people of Zamfara to support the police and other security agencies with credible information on the hideouts, movements and other activities of criminal elements.

With the people’s cooperation, it is easier to apprehend the criminals, he said.


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