Eight kidnapped persons have been rescued from bandits in Bungudu Local Government Area (LGA) of Zamfara state, according to the state police command.

“In its determination to protect lives and property of the citizens, the police command in Zamfara secured the unconditional release of eight victims who were abducted on August 25 at Kangon Sabuwa in Bungudu LGA.

“The victims were abducted and taken to Kungurmi bandits’ camp. They were rescued safely by the police without any financial or material gain.

“The victims were medically checked, debriefed by the police and reunited with their families,” the Zamfara police spokesperson, Muhammed Shehu, said.

He assured that the police would continue to collaborate with other security agencies to rescue kidnapped victims in bandits’ captivity.

The spokesperson appealed to residents to cooperate with the police and the other security agencies in the effort to restore lasting peace in the state.

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