Victim Rescued As Police Foil Abduction Attempt In Katsina
Personnel of the Katsina State Police Command has indicated that it has foiled a kidnapped attack in the state.
According to the police, the suspected bandits carried out the attack at Layin Minister, in Malumfashi Local Government Area of the state.
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This was made known by the command’s spokesperson, Gambo Isah in a statement issued released to newsmen.
The statement reads;
“On July 17, 2021, 17/07/2021 at about 11:02 pm, bandits on motorcycles, armed with an AK 47 rifle, blocked a feeder road at Layin Minister, Malumfashi LGA, and kidnapped a 45-year-old man from Tafkin Jege village, Kafur LGA.
A team of policemen, led by DPO Kankara, intercepted them at Unguwar Nakome, Yargoje village, Kankara, engaged them in a gun duel, and rescued the victim.
In the course of profiling the scene, one AK-47 rifle was recovered. Many bandits are feared to have escaped with gunshot wounds, while a search party is still combing the area with a view to arresting the fleeing bandits.
The Command urges members of the public to continue to cooperate with security agencies by giving them credible information.”