Eight Abducted Travellers Rescued, AK-47 Recovered

Police operatives attached to Operation Puff Adder have rescued eight persons who were kidnapped by bandits in the Giwa local government area of Kaduna state.
The victims were abducted along the Zaria –Kaduna expressway aboard a luxurious bus on February 29, 2021, while they were on their way to Delta state. 

 A statement by the spokesman of the Kaduna state police command Mohammed Jalige, says men of the Operation Puff Adder attached to the command during a patrol on Monday intercepted a group of bandits who had some kidnapped victims with them along Galidamawa and Kidandan Areas of Giwa Local Government.

 According to him, the troops recovered one (1)AK-47 rifle abandoned by the bandits, eight victims including one female was rescued unhurt. 

 A map showing Kaduna, a state in Nigeria's North-Central region. A map showing Kaduna, a state in Nigeria’s north-west region. 

 The command spokesman said that on sighting the operatives, the bandits took to their heels abandoning their victims. 

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 Police Operatives Rescue Eight Kidnapped Travellers, Recover AK-47 Rifle Police operatives attached to Operation Puff Adder have rescued eight persons who were kidnapped by bandits in Giwa local government area of Kaduna state. 

 The Victims were abducted along the Zaria –Kaduna expressway aboard a luxurious bus on February 29, 2021, while they were on their way to Delta state. 

 A statement by the spokesman of the Kaduna state police command Mohammed Jalige, says men of the Operation Puff Adder attached to the command had while on routine patrol along Galidamawa and Kidandan areas of Giwa local government on Monday, intercepted a group of bandits alongside some kidnap victims in their possession. 

 And on sighting the operatives, the bandits took to their heels abandoning their victims. Jalige further explains that the troops also recovered one (1)AK-47 rifle abandoned by the bandits while the eight victims one female were rescued unhurt.

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