Some of the kidnap victims, including Nursing Mothers rescued by the Police in Zamfara. Photo Abdulrazak Kaura
Zamfara State Police Command has rescued 100 Kidnap Victims most of them Nursing Mothers with their kids.
The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Mohammed Shehu who revealed this during a Press Briefing at the Command headquarters in Gusau, said the Victims were rescued unconditionally and no ransom paid.
He explained that the rescue was coordinated by the Police and Zamfara State government under the Ministry of Security and home affairs.
While Presenting 80 Persons among the rescued Victims, the PPRO noted that 20 of them could not attend the Press Briefing due to their Health Conditions, saying they are receiving medical attention within the State.
According to him, the Victims will be debriefed and be reunited with their respective families after medical examination.
Our reporter observed that the rescued Victims were looking very weak and dirty while many of them were breastfeeding their babies even during the Press Briefing.
Some of the Victims who gave their ordeal, lamented that it was a very horrific experience as they lived in a very nasty condition of hunger, thirsty, threats and uncertainty. However gave thanks to Allah for regaining their freedom which they never expect.
The Police command called on the people of the state to support security agencies with credible information about the criminal elements with a view to restoring normalcy in the state.