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  • Updated: November 14, 2021

Police Rescues 80-Year-Old From Suspected Kidnappers In Kano

The police in Kano State have rescued one Alhaji Nadabo, aged 80, from suspected kidnappers in Garun Mallam Local Government Area of the state.

​​This is contained in a statement issued by the police spokesman, Deputy Superintendent of Police Abdullahi Haruna-Kiyawa, on Sunday in Kano.

“On November 12, 2021, at about 19:57 hours, a report was received that one Alhaji Nadabo, 80, of Chiromawa, Garun Malam local government area of Kano State, has been kidnapped.

“On receipt of the report, Commissioner of Police Sama’ila Shu’aibu-Dikko, raised and instructed a team of Operation Puff Adder, led by Chief Superintendent of Police Usman Maisoro, to rescue the victim and arrest the culprits.

“The team immediately rushed to the scene and trailed the kidnappers together with members of vigilante and the community members,” he said.

According to him, with the sustained follow up, the kidnappers released the victim unhurt and fled.

He quoted Commissioner of Police Shu’aibu-Dikko, as thanking all community policing stakeholders for their continuous support, encouragement and co-operation.

He also urged the people of the state to continue to expose criminals to enable the police continue to make the state safer.

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