Kaduna state Police Command has foiled a kidnap try by bandits alongside the Udawa – Buruku street in Birnin Gwari native authorities space of Kaduna state, rescuing eight victims.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Kaduna state Command, DSP Muhammed Jalige, stated in a press release that the bandits had stopped and ransacked three automobiles taking their victims into the bush earlier than police attacked them and compelled them to run into the forest.
“The Operatives of the Kaduna Command hooked up to Buruku Division whereas performing on the directive of the Commissioner of Police, Yekini A. Ayoku on rigorous patrols of all highways throughout the Command had on twenty first July 2022 at about 1530hrs intercepted numerous bandits on a heinous mission between Udawa/Buruku villages alongside Kaduna -Birnin Gwari street.
“The bandits forcefully stopped three business automobiles, whisked away the occupants and headed to the forest. The resilient operatives on sighting the gang of criminals, instantly engaged and gave them a fierce chase amidst trade of fireside. The Operatives’ braveness and precision foiled the kidnap because the bandits fled into the forest with various levels of bullet wounds.
“Eight victims have been efficiently rescued, specifically; (1) Bilki Abdulkarim ‘F’ (2) Hanifa Abdulkarim ‘F’ (3) Rabiu Ahmed ‘M’ all of Birnin Gwari, whereas (4) Sabiu Yusuf ‘M’ (5) Aminu Ibrahim ‘M’ (6) Amina Abdulkarim ‘F’ (7) Aisha Yusuf ‘F’ all of Udawa village of Chikun LGA Kaduna state. Nonetheless, the eighth sufferer one Faridah Ahmed ‘F’ of Mando space sustained damage and was rushed to hospital for medical consideration.
“The rescued victims have been moved to Buruku Police station the place they have been profiled, documented and escorted to their vacation spot as concerted efforts usually are not spared in making certain sanity of the street.
“The Commissioner of Police has nonetheless appreciated the sacrifice of the gallant males and tasked them to not relent of their dedication to restoring public confidence and security on our highways at all times,” DSP Jalige stated.