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Kaduna police foil kidnapping, rescue 16 victims, recover stolen vehicle

On the 16th January, 2022 the Kaduna Police Command through Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Buruku received information that some persons were sighted around masallaci area along Birnin Gwari road who were suspected to be victims of kidnapping.

On the strength of the report, the DPO immediately mobilized personnel on rescue mission to the area.

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On sighting the advancing troops the hoodlums took to their heels leaving behind 16 victims whom the Operatives successfully rescued; namely, (1) Patience Markus ‘F’ (2) Mercy Musa ‘F’ (3) Gloria Sunday ‘F’ (4) Yunis Sunday ‘M’ (5) Peace Ayuba ‘F’ (6) Grace Sunday ‘F’ (7) Sarafina Sunday ‘F’ (8) Mechak Musa ‘M’.

These mentioned victims are residents of Udawa village of Chikun LGA while (9) Musa Mudu ‘M’ (10) Joshua Mudu ‘M’ (11) Jummai Musa ‘F’ (12) Alfa Markus ‘M’ are of Gadagi Baggi Village of the same LGA. Meanwhile, (13) Abdulaziz Shola ‘M’ (14) Tanimu Muhammed ‘M’ (15) Mutari Idris ‘M’ and (16) Sani Musa ‘M’ are from Lagos, Kano, Zamfara and Niger states respectively.

The above success recorded by the Command is not unconnected with the community participation and vigilance cum prompt reportage to the security agencies thus, the Command is urging other communities to emulate same in a bit to secure our respective communities from criminal elements.

RECOVERY OF STOLEN TOYOTA COROLLA VEHICLE
In another development, the Command had on the 16th January, 2022 acted on a report that a Toyota Corolla vehicle was seen packed in a seemingly suspicious manner at old tipper garage Mando Kaduna.

The Police Operatives of the Command attached to Kawo Division immediately swung into action and recovered the vehicle with Reg.No KSF 674 HD Maroon in colour to the station for further investigation and possible arrest of the perpetrators.

Meanwhile preliminary investigation reveals that the said vehicle was snatched at gun point in Zaria metropolis as effort is on to identify the rightful owner.

ASP MUHAMMAD JALIGE
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
KADUNA STATE COMMAND

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