Police Neutralise Bandit, Rescue Kidnapper Victim in Malumfashi, Kastina State

The Police in Katsina State have neutralised a bandit and rescued a kidnapped victim in the Malumfashi Local Government Area of the state.

SP. Gambo Isah, the Spokesman of the police command in the state, made the announcement in a statement on Thursday in Katsina.

He said that on Thursday at about 02:00 hours, a distress call was received that terrorists in their numbers, shooting sporadically with AK 47 rifles had invaded Karfi village and that the terrorists attacked the house of one Kabir Sule and abducted him.

Isah said that the Divisional Police Officer in Malumfashi led a combined team of police and vigilance groups to the area and engaged them in a fierce gun duel.

During the encounter, he said, “the team neutralised one of the terrorists and rescued the victim unhurt.”

Isah said that search parties were still combing the area with a view to arresting other injured terrorists or recovering their dead bodies.

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