August 07, (THEWILL) – Operatives of the Katsina Police Command have rescued six kidnapped victims at Unguwan Dako, Tandama village, Danja Local Government Area (LGA).
Spokesperson of the Command, SP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the development on Sunday, said the operatives, acting on credible intelligence, rescued the six kidnapped victims during a raid on terrorists’ hideout at Tandama village on Aug. 6, at about 5:30 a.m.
The victims include 52-year-old Alhaji Garba Dan-Mallam, Rabiu Idris, aged 45, and Abba Samaila, 38-year-old, all of Unguwar Nuhu LGA.
“Also, Yunusa Sani, aged 54, Ishaq Yakub, 40, and Danjuma Samaila, aged 45, all of Layin Sani Village Kafur”, he said.
Isah also confirmed that eight suspected terrorists including their leader, Abdulkarim Faca-faca, were killed during a raid on Sunday, by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).
He said: “And this morning in the same area, our operatives embarked on mop-up operation as terrorists fled, but all their rustled cows perished as many escaped with bullet wounds.”