Nigerian Police rescue 9 abducted children in Zamfara
June 5, 2023
Gusau, Nigeria - The Police Command in Zamfara, North-west Nigeria says it has rescued nine children abducted by bandits from Goran-Namaye Community in Maradun local government area of the state on Saturday, June 3.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Yazid Abubakar disclosed this in a statement made available to the Humanitarian Post on Sunday.
The Humanitarian Post reports that on June 3, bandits attacked some communities in the same Maradun LGA killing some innocent persons and abducting others.
Abubakar in the statement disclosed that “On 3rd June, 2023 at about 2014hrs information received from the district Head of Gora-Namaye village in Maradun LGA that nine children comprising males and females who were sent by their parents to fetch firewood in the bush were intercepted and abducted by armed bandits.
“Receiving the report, the joint police and other security agencies mobilized to the scene and commenced search and rescue operation that led to rescue of the children”.
The police spokesperson said the command had already reunited the victims with their families unconditionally.
“Effort are still on in tracing the hoodlums for prosecution,”Abubakar said.
The Humanitarian Post