Police raid kidnappers' den in Katsina

40-year-old Zainabu Hamisu and 19-year-old Ali Muazu if Yakasai village in Kurfi Local Government of Katsina state have been rescued from kidnappers den as announced by the Police.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations in the state, Gambo Isah.

Isah disclosed that the bandits on motorbikes and armed with AK 47 rifles, attacked Yakasai village, Kurfi council where they kidnapped the two persons.

He said, "In the process they shot one 70-year-old Alhaji Audu Sabe on his face and wounded another on the head with a stick''.

"On receipt of the distress call, DPO Kurfi led a team of policemen and laid ambush at the possible escape route of the bandits.  Fortunately, after an hour, the hoodlums ran into the police officers and were engaged in a gun duel''.

"The DPO' team succeeded in rescuing the two kidnapped victims alive and unhurt while many of the bandits escaped with gunshot wounds."

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