Police rescue kidnapped 5-months-old baby, 11 others from bandits after 1 month in captivity

Less than 24hrs after Resumption of CP Kolo of Zamfara state, the Zamfara state police command said it rescued 12 kidnapped hostages including a 5 month old baby girl from Rungawa village in Talata Mafara LGA. This was confirmed by the Commissioner of Police, Yusuf Kolo, through the command’s public relations officer, SP Muhammad Shehu, in a statement made available to reporters on Tuesday in Gusau, the state capital. According to the statement, the victims were rescued by Tactical Operatives attached to 42 PMF Squadron Gusau while on joint operations with…

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Shutdown Order: sex workers arrested as Kogi gov’t begins shutdown of brothels in Lokoja

Sex workers arrested

Some commercial sex workers in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, were arrested by security agents who were led by the Executive Chairman of Lokoja local government Hon. Mohammed Dan’asabe Mohammed FIICA and the Director General (DG) Bureau of Land Kogi State following state government’s order shutting down brothels in the city. Comr. Abubakar Muhammed CPS to the Executive Chairman Lokoja local government, who was also part of the team that monitored the enforcement of the government’s directive, said In a statement that the decision was aimed towards ensuring total security…

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Police arrest two bandits’ informants and notorious kidnap-for-ransom syndicate in Katsina

Bandits' informants

The Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested two bandits’ informants who are also deadly kidnap-for-ransom syndicate, which kidnapped the wife and two children of a serving lawmaker, Hon. Dr Ibrahim Aminu, in Katsina State. The key suspects, Muttaka Ibrahim, Suleiman Rabiu and Surajo, all male and natives of Bakori LGA of Katsina State were arrested for allegedly supplying the information that led to the assault on the lawmaker and kidnap of his family members. The police said during investigation, Ibrahim confessed to the crime, saying that he and other…

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