The Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the rescue of two abducted students of the Federal Government College in Yauri, Kebbi State in Zamfara forest.
Addressing newsmen at the police headquarters in Gusau, the Police Commissioner, Mr. Husseini Rabiu said the Police Tactical Operatives attached to Operation Restore Peace deployed to the Dansadau area of Maru Local Government Area for Anti- Banditry and Kidnapping Operations rescued the students.
The commissioner gave the names of the rescued students as Maryam Abdulkarim from Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State and Faruk Buhari from Wara in Kebbi State, saying that they were rescued in Babbar Doka village of Dansadau Emirate.
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“Investigation revealed that the rescued victims were among the abducted students of the Federal Government College Yauri, Kebbi state”, the commissioner added.
He said the victims were taken to the hospital for medical checks, and ave been debriefed at the Police Command Headquarters, Gusau.
“The victims will be handed over to the Kebbi State Government through the Kebbi State Police Command”
CP Rabiu appealed to the general public to always give the police and other security agencies useful information that can lead to the arrest of bandits in the state.
“These bandits Ara humans and not ghosts and the mingle and eat with people, so help us to help you”