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General News of Friday, 13 January 2023


Police rescue 30 kidnapped victims in Nasarawa

The rescued victims The rescued victims

The police in Nasarawa state have rescued thirty (30) kidnapped victims.

A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Ramhan Nansel, says the police rescued the victims after it received information that suspected kidnappers were sighted at Sardauna Forest of Toto LGA, Nasarawa State where they held victims hostage.

“In reaction to the unwholesome development, a joint operation was carried out by operatives of the Command in collaboration with Miyetti Allah Vigilante Group of Toto Local Government Area.

The kidnappers were however trailed to their enclave at Sardauna Forest; on sighting the operatives, the criminals dispersed in disarray deep into the forest.

Consequently, thirty (30) kidnapped victims comprising of 20 males and 10 females were rescued unhurt and taken to the hospital for medical examination and shall be reunited with their family after debriefing”

Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Maiyaki Muhammed Baba has ordered continuous combing of the Forest and applauded the courageous effort of the police operatives and Miyetti Allah Vigilante Group for a job well done.

He further assured members of the public that the operation will be sustained in order to sanitise the general area of suspected Criminals.