The Zamfara State Police Command has rescued 100 Kidnap Victims, most of them Nursing Mothers with their kids.
The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Mohammed Shehu revealed this during a news conference at the Command headquarters in Gusau.
Mohammed said the Victims were rescued unconditionally and no Ransom was paid.
He explained that, the rescue operation was coordinated by the Police and Zamfara State government under the ministry of Security and home affairs.
While Presenting 80 Persons among the rescued Victims, the PPRO noted that, 20 of them could not attend the news conference due to their Health Conditions,
According to him, the Victims will be debriefed and be reunited with their respective families after medical examination.
The rescued Victims were looking very weak and dirty while many of them were breast feeding their babies even during the news conference
Some of the Victims who narrated their ordeal, lamented that, it was a very horrific experience as they lived in a very nasty condition of hunger, thirst, threats and uncertainty.
They however gave thanks to Allah for regaining their freedom which they never expected.
The Police command called on the people of the state to support security agencies with credible information about criminal elements with a view to restoring normalcy in the state.