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Crime & Punishment of Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Source: The Sun

Police rescue 8 kidnap victims, recover AK-49 rifle in Kaduna

The Police Command in Kaduna State said it has rescued eight kidnapped victims and recovered an AK-49 rifle, in Galidamawa, Kidandan, Giwa Local Government Areas of the state.

Police Public Relations Officer of the command, ASP Muhammad Jalige, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Kaduna.

“On March 29, at about 0600hrs, men of Operation Puff Adder II attached to Kaduna Command, while on routine patrol along Galidamawa/Kidandan area of Giwa LGA, intercepted a group of armed bandits alongside some victims in their possession.

“On sighting the operatives, they took to their heels, abandoning their victims and one AK-49 rifle; and, in the process, eight victims were rescued unhurt.”

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