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Police foils attack, rescue kidnapped victim in Shinkafi LGA

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Police foils attack, rescue kidnapped victim in Shinkafi LGA.

The Zamfara state police command has foiled attack in Shinkafi town, Shinkafi local government area of the state and rescued a kidnapped victim.

This is contained in a statement issued in Gusau on Saturday by the Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Muhammad Shehu. 

According to Shehu, “on the 2nd January, 2021at about 4:30 am,  the command received a distress call that armed bandits in large number came to the outskirts of Shinkafi town with intent to kidnap innocent members of the community”.

“Combine team of PMF/CTU attached to the “Operation Puff Adder” responded quickly and foiled the attack. 

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“Similarly, one Samaila Langa, a 30 year old, who was kidnapped by the bandits during the incident was successfully rescued by the combined effort of the police and leaders of the repentant bandits. 

“The victim has been reunited with his family after being debriefed while normalcy has been restored with improved confidence building patrols in Shinkafi and its environs”, Shehu explained.

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