Three kidnap victims have been rescued from bandits in two totally different places in Kaduna state by the officers of the Kaduna State Police Command.
The Command’s spokesman, Mohammed Jalige, stated one Yusuf Abubakar of Dorayi village from Kano State was rescued by officers on the Ikara-Tashan Yari street, within the Ikara Native Authorities Space of the state.
Additionally, Jalige added that two housewives kidnapped all the best way from Kano State by the hoodlums had been rescued.
These, Jalige famous, weren’t with out stiff resistance from the daredevil bandits, who engaged officers in a gun battle, noting, nevertheless, that the wounded bandits had been pressured to flee into the bush.
Objects recovered, in accordance him, had been arms, ammunitions, bike, in addition to operational automobiles of the hoodlums.
The police spokesman stated, “On the ninth September, 2022 at about 2015hrs, police operatives hooked up to the Division, whereas on intensive purposeful crime prevention patrol alongside Ikara-Tashan Yari street, intercepted a bikes conveying three individuals using in a suspicious method.
“The operatives promptly caught up with the motorcyclists after a high-speed chase and two of the riders on sensing police pursuit jumped off the bike and fled into the bush.
“The operatives upon search of the bike recovered a hid AK47 rifle loaded with ten (10) rounds of stay 7.62 X 39mm ammunitions.
“The identification of the rescued man was later found to be the Yusuf Abdullahi Abubakar ‘m’ of Dorayi whose report of kidnap was earlier acquired by the Division.
“The victim and the exhibits were moved to the police station for further investigation while the fleeing culprits are being trailed for arrest. The victim has been medically evaluated and reunited with his family.”
He added, “In a associated operation on the identical ninth September, 2022 at 0245hrs, operatives of the Command hooked up to Hunkuyi Division, whereas on aggressive patrol alongside Zaria-Kano expressway, intercepted a suspicious Ford Mini Bus with Reg No. ZAR 532 XR and the occupants quite than heed the police order to halt for search, engaged the operatives in a gun duel.
“The operatives responded gallantly and within the ensuing melee, the hoodlums fled with various bullet wounds forsaking two (2) feminine occupants of the stated automobile who had been rescued.
“Upon search of the automobile, an AK47 Journal loaded with thirty (30) rounds of stay 7.62 × 39mm ammunition had been recovered.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the 2 (2) feminine occupants, recognized as Hafiza Haruna and Amina Haruna, are the wives of 1 Alhaji Haruna of Kwanan Dangora, Kano State, who had been earlier kidnapped by the hoodlums.
“The Commissioner of Police commended the officers for the achievements and tasked them to do more in order to reduce crime and criminalities to the barest minimum in the state.”