Seven kidnapped persons have been rescued by security forces from bandits that invaded Ungwan Garama, located in the Maraban Rido General Area of Chikun Local Government, Kaduna State.
It was gathered that a distress call was received from the area and security forces swiftly responded by engaging the bandits.
Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner Internal Security and Home Affairs who disclosed in a statement said that the superior firepower of the troops forced the criminals to flee.
He explained that the security forces exploited the escape route of the bandits, and were able to rescue seven persons who had been abducted.
Daily Trust reports that Aruwan said all of the rescued victims have been reunited with their families, adding that Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i commended the security forces for their spirited efforts and speed of response.
The Governor conveyed his warm regards and best wishes to the rescued persons.