Police, Security Agency secure release of 100 kidnapped victims


The Zamfara State Police in collaboration with the State Ministry for Security and Home Affairs have successfully secured the unconditional release of 100 kidnapped victims who were abducted from Manawa Village of Mutunji District in Dansadau Emirate of Maru Local Government Area of the state.

It could be recalled that, on June 8, 2021, some recalcitrant bandits stormed Manawa Village and abducted 100 Villagers including females majority nursing mothers, males and children.

The released victims who were in custody of their abductors for 42 days have been released without giving any financial or material gain and they will be medically checked and debriefed before reunited with their respective families.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Hussaini Rabiu psc, in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu, warned the recalcitrant bandits to renounce criminalities and embrace peace or face the full wrath of the law.

“The Command uses this medium to call on the good people of Zamfara State to support the Police and other security agencies with credible information about the hideout, movements and other activities of criminal elements”, the statement read.

PR/Nneka Ukachukwu

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