Twenty-four victims who were abducted in Zamfara state have been rescued by the police.
Addressing newsmen at the State Police Command in Gusau, the State capital, the State commissioner of police, Mr. Ayuba Elkanah said with the support of the State Government, Police Tactical Operatives deployed to different locations of the State have succeeded in rescuing twenty-four kidnapped victims in Shinkafi and Tsafe Local Government Areas of the State.
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According to him, among them were the four students of Government Day Secondary School Birnin Yero in Shinkafi Local Government Area who were abducted while writing their WAEC exams and one other student of Federal Polytechnic, in Kaura Namoda Local Government area of the State.
“The security agencies are not sleeping over the banditry activities in the State, and we would do everything within our power to curb the situation,” he said.