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Zamfara: Police rescue 5 female students out of 73 abducted by bandits

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Ibrahim Kaulahi, Gusau

Zamfara State Police Command has announced the unconditional and safe rescue of five (5) out of the 73 abducted students of Government Day Secondary school Kaya in Maradun LGA.

In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Shehu Mohammed, said the Police Command in Collaboration with other security agencies have swung into action by deploying a joint search and rescue team to the area and effectively rescue the abducted students and reunite them with their families.

“The ongoing search and rescue mission is yielding positive result as Five (5) abducted Female students were today rescued. The victims were medically checked at the hospital, debriefed by the Police and reunite the victims with their families.

The statement further informed that the Commissioner of Police, CP Ayuba N. Elkana has assured the people of the State that, the ongoing search and rescue effort will be sustained, so that the remaining abducted students will be rescued hale and hearty.

It would be recalled, the large number of armed bandits had on last Wednesday invaded Government Secondary School Kaya in Maradun local government area where they abducted 73 students and disappeared with them into the bushes.

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