We Have Rescued Another 20 Kidnapped Victims From Abductors In Kaduna – Police

Governor Nasir el-Rufai


By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that, in pursuance to its determination to secure the unconditional release of all kidnapped victims in the state, has rescued twenty (20) more victims of the unfortunate kidnapping incidence that occurred on the 14/1/2020 along Kaduna – Zaria Road on Thursday. 

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Abubakar Sabo

The victims were identified as; (1) Isa Sanni, (2) Shitu Azeez Olalekan, (3) Kadiri Nurudeen, (4) Raheem Rasheed, (5) Idris Yahaya, (6) Usman Abdullahi, (7) Isiyaku Jibrin, (8) Abubakar Mohammed, (9) Mu’azu Ibrahim, (10) Musa Alsami, (11) Haruna A. Ayuba, (12) Yau Sanusi, (13) Sunday Istifanus, (14) Thomas Joseph, (15) Olowoyeye A. Samuel, (16) Adamu Sani, (17) Usaini Haruna, (18) Sani Musa, (19) Ibrahim Hassan and (20) Adamu Ibrahim.

 According to the statement, wo of the victims had earlier paid ransom but were not released until their rescue by the Police.

The latest success followed the eleven (11) victims rescued on the 21st and 22nd of January, 2020 at Maidaro and Kaduna-Zaria axis respectively in addition to the nine (9) victims of the same incident who were intercepted by our operatives while on Man-Hunt Operation  of the fleeing bandits within the Giwa axis. 

“All the rescued victims have been debriefed by the Commissioner of Police CP Umar M. Muri and were supported to reunite with their respective families.

“The Command wishes to reiterate its assurance to the good people of Kaduna State of continued battle against criminals and criminality with a view to reducing crime to the barest minimum.,” it stated.

The Commissioner of Police therefore, enjoined the general public to continue to support the Command on this noble course. 


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