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Police rescue two kidnapped students, one other in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has rescued two kidnapped students, Ibrahim Abdulwaheed and Abdulrahman Abdulwasiu, of the Federal University Dutsinma (FUDMA), Katsina State from their captors

The command’s spokesman, ASP Abubakar Sadiq Aliyu, in a statement added that one other victim was also rescued from the kidnappers

According to the statement, one Malam Dauda Magini, 55, of Bayan Radio Quarters, Dutsinma Local Government Area of Katsina State, was also rescued alongside the students.

He said on August 3, 2023, at about 0209hrs, bandits in their numbers, wielding weapons, invaded Bayan Radio quarters, situated on the fringes of Dutsinma LGA, and kidnapped the aforementioned victims.

It said upon receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Katsina State Command, CP Aliyu Abubakar Musa, promptly mobilised and deployed the Area Commander, and the command’s Anti-Kidnapping Unit, led by CSP Andrew Alphouse, to the scene for a search and rescue mission

According to the statement, the team combed through the bush, and rescued the victims, who were rushed to the hospital for medical attention.



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