General Officer Commanding One Division Kaduna, Major General Taoreed Lagbaja and his team have rescued three kidnap victims while on an operational cum inspection tour across the State.
In a statement by Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukuwu says the GOC and his team rescued the victims from a group of armed kidnappers at Manini village in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the State.
It maintained that the kidnappers had abducted the victims and were taking off, when they were confronted by the GOC’s team.
According to the statement, the hot exchange of fire that followed subdued the kidnappers, compelling them to scamper in disarray with gunshot wounds into nearby forest abandoning their abductees.
The statement adds that the rescued victims, comprising two male adults and an elderly woman have been conveyed to Kaduna, where they are currently receiving medical attention.