Zamfara bandits release 100 kidnap victims

The Zamfara State Police Command has secured the release of 100 kidnap victims from Manawa Village of Mutunji District in Dansadau Emirate of Maru Local Government Area of the state.

The Zamfara police spokesman SP Mohammed Shehu disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.

“It could be recalled that, on the 8th June, 2021 some recalcitrant bandits stormed Manawa Village and abducted 100 villagers including females majority nursing mothers, males and children,” the statement said.

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“The released victims who were in custody of their abductors for 42 days have been released without giving any financial or material gain and they will be medically checked and debriefed before reunited with their respective families.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Hussaini Rabiu, warned the recalcitrant bandits to renounce criminalities and embrace peace or face the full wrath of the law.

“The command uses this medium to call on the good people of Zamfara State to support the police and other security agencies with credible information about the hideout, movements and other activities of criminal elements.”

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