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Kaduna police command rescue 3 people from kidnappers, recovers arms

Kaduna police command rescue 3 people from kidnappers, recovers arms

The Kaduna State Police Command has rescued five kidnapped victims from their abductors in two seperate operations.

This was disclosed in a statement sunday signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) DSP Muhammad Jalige.

The statement explained that on receipt of the complaint, the Commissioner of Police Kaduna State Command CP Yekini Ayoku psc(+), mni directed the Divisional Police Officer Ikara to spread his operational dragnet to ensure the victim is rescued unhurt and culprits arrested.

Consequently, on the 9th September, 2022 at about 2015hrs Police Operatives attached to the Division while on intensive purposeful crime prevention patrol along Ikara-Tashan Yari road intercepted a motorcycle conveying three persons riding in a suspicious manner.

The Operatives promptly caught up with the motorcyclists after a high-speed chase and two of the riders on sensing Police pursuit jumped off the motorcycle and fled into the bush.

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, directives on rigorous visible patrols and domination of public space by Police has continued to yield the desired outcome with the rescue of three (3) kidnapped victims, recovery of kidnappers’ firearms and ammunition as well as operational vehicle and motorcycle by operatives of the Kaduna State Police Command.

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