By AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna
Kaduna Police Command said its operatives and men of the Civilian-JTF have rescued one of the 121 students kidnapped from Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna last week and two other kidnap victims.
The Command said the three victims were rescued during a routine patrol mission around the forest of Tsohon Gaya village of Chikun LGA of Kaduna State.
A statement on Tuesday by the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, said the two other rescued victims were kidnapped recently along Kaduna – Kachia Road.
According to him: “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 were 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 kidnapped the previous week.
“Thus, the Command is currently relentless in ensuring that more victims are rescued within the shortest possible time.”