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General News of Tuesday, 28 September 2021

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Police foil kidnap attempt, kill 1, arrest four bandits in Zaria

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The Kaduna State Police command, on Tuesday, said it has foiled a kidnap attempt in Zaria city.

It also said during the process, it killed one of the suspected kidnappers who attempted to kidnap one of the victims

DAILY POST reports that this was contained in a statement on Tuesday, by the Police Public relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Muhammed Jalige.

According to him, on 27th September, 2021, the Kaduna Police Command received a distress call through the Divisional Police officer Zaria City that some bandits in large numbers, invaded the residence of one Muhammed Sani (M) of Nagoyi Quarters in their desperate attempt to kidnap occupants of the house.

He said on getting the information, a team of policemen alongside members of vigilant services, led by the DPO, rushed to area and engaged the bandits in a gun duel.

They killed one bandit while others ran for safety with bullets wounds.

He added that the command also arrested a notorious kidnapper identified as Hussaini Damina of Damina Village, including Dahiru Usman M (Driver), Jibrin Idris of Toro LGA Bauchi State, Musa Isiya, and Anas Dahiru.

He said on 26th September, 2021, operatives also intercepted an eighteen-seater bus conveying suspected rustled cows heading to an unidentified destination along Barde – Keffi road.

According to him, on the course of investigation, the suspects confessed to the crime, while the owner of the cow was identified as one Dahiru Bala of Uddah Village and the cattle were handed over to him accordingly.

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