On the evening of October 14, 2023, around 8:00 PM, a group of armed individuals, suspected to be bandits, wielding dangerous weapons, forcefully entered a rented student residence situated on the outskirts of Sabon Garin, Damba. They abducted two students and a staff of the Federal University, Gusau at gunpoint.
In response to this distressing incident, the Zamfara State Police Command immediately activated its striking force for a thorough search and rescue operation. We are pleased to report that the efforts of the Command have yielded a successful and positive outcome, as all the victims were rescued unharmed, while three of the abductors were apprehended. Operations are still ongoing to apprehend other fleeing abductors.
Under the capable leadership of Commissioner of Police Mohammed Shehu Dalijan (PSC FSI), the Zamfara State Police Command remains steadfast in its commitment to safeguarding lives and property throughout the state, including the provision of a conducive atmosphere for learning process, ensuring the safety and security of educational institutions.
The Command urges the good citizens of Zamfara State to continue supporting the efforts of the police by providing credible and timely information concerning criminal activities. Your cooperation is invaluable as the Command and the community work together to rid our dear state of all forms of criminality.
Credit: ASP Yazid Abubakar,
Police Public Relations Officer,
For: Commissioner of Police
Zamfara State Police Command.
Tag: Zamfara police kidnapping
Written by Omooba Alekuwodo (omoobaalekuwodo)
Published 10/17/2023 10:36:31 PM