Police Rescue 5 Kidnap Victims After Gun Battle With Bandits In Katsina
The Police in Katsina State have rescued five victims of kidnap from their captors along the Kankara-Yantumaki highway.
They were rescued on Tuesday after the military and police of Yantumaki responded to a distress call that bandits had blocked and kidnapped some passengers.
According to a statement issued on Wednesday by the police spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, the joint team chased and engaged the bandits into a gun duel on June 16 at about 02:00 hrs.
The statement further revealed that the team also recovered five motorcycles abandoned by the hoodlums as investigations are ongoing.
It could be recalled that Katsina residents had on Tuesday taken to the major streets in the state capital, protesting against the renewed bandits attacks resulting in the loss of innocent lives and property in the state.