Posted by News Express | 10 March 2020 | 749 times
The Katsina state Police Command on Monday announced the rescue of Zaianabu Hamisu, 40, and Ali Muazu, 19, of Yakasai village in Kurfi Local Government Area of the state
A statement signed by the spokesman of the command, Gambo Isah said the bandits on motorbikes and armed with AK 47 rifles, attacked Yakasai village, Kurfi council where they kidnapped the two persons.
He said, “In the process they shot one Alhaji Audu Sabe,70, on his face and wounded another on the head with a stick’’.
“On receipt of the distress call, DPO Kurfi led a team of policemen and laid ambush at the possible escape route of the bandits. Fortunately, after an hour, the hoodlums ran into the police officers and were engaged in a gun duel’’.
“The DPO’ team succeeded in rescuing the two kidnapped victims alive and unhurt while many of the bandits escaped with gunshot wounds.” (The Nation)
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