Zamfara State Police Command has rescued 11 victims that were abducted last week.

This is contained in a statement issued to newsmen in Gusau by the Command Public Relation Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu.

It stated that, the effort that led to the unconditional rescue was sequel to the report of abduction of 11 persons by some group of hoodlums suspected to be bandits at Yarkofoji Village in Bakura local government area of the state on 12th August, 2021.

In a related development, the Command has Succeeded in the unconditional rescue of Chief Security Officer of the College of Health Technology, Tsafe.

According to the statement, the report of his abduction was reported to the Police at the early hours of 18th August, 2021, when group of hoodlums went to his house and abducted him.

Police search and rescue team swung into action by combing the surrounding forest and luckily enough, the victim was rescued safely.

The search strategies employed by the Commissioner of Police Zamfara State Command, CP Ayuba Elkana led to the successful rescue of the abducted victims without any ransom paid by the relations of the victims.

The Commissioner of Police congratulated the victims for regaining their freedom and urged them to always be conscious of their surroundings and report any suspicious person to the Police or any nearest security outfit for prompt response.

All the victims have been taken to the hospital for medical checks and Later debriefed by the Police and reunited with their families.

The CP further assured the people of the state on the ongoing efforts of the Command to rescue other victims currently in captivity.

SANI HARUNA, ZAMFARA