Defense and Security

7 Victims Escape From Kidnappers When Guards Slept Off In Kaduna

Kaduna State Police Command on Wednesday rescued seven kidnapped victims. All of them are females.

According to the State Police Public Relations Command, ASP Muhammed Jalige, the victims identified as Godiya James 30 years, Beauty Mandela 23 years, Elizabeth Markus 13 years, Alheri Maichibi 13 years, Lydia Iliya six years, Bridget Obadiah four years and Amama Hassan three years all of Mai Goro Village, Kachia LGA were seen helplessly wandering around the bush after Tsohon Gayan Village.

The Police Spokesperson in a release sighted by CASEFILE states, “On the 25/5/2022 at about 0930hrs seven persons (all females) identified as Godiya James 30yrs, Beauty Mandela 23yrs, Elizabeth Markus 13yrs, Alheri Maichibi 13yrs, Lydia Iliya 6yrs, Bridget Obadiah 4yrs and Amama Hassan 3yrs all of Mai Goro Village, Kachia LGA were seen helplessly wandering around the bush after Tsohon Gayan Village. 

“They were immediately evacuated and rescued to Toll Gate Divisional Police Headquarters. 

“Preliminary inquiry revealed that on the 22/5/2022 at about 1200hrs the said persons were allegedly abducted at the aforementioned village by suspected armed bandits to an unknown destination.

“When debriefed, they claimed to have escaped from captivity while the bandits on sentry were asleep. 

“All the rescued persons are stable but weak. However, they have been profiled and taken to a medical facility for immediate medical attention. 

The Police says efforts are on going to establish contact with their relations for proper handing over.

Meanwhile, the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, CP Yekini A. Ayoku commended the Officers and men responsible for the rescue and urged members of the public to always be vigilant and report suspicious persons or objects in their environment through these emergency lines, 07039675856 and  08075391105 for prompt response.

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