Tuesday, October 19

Police rescue woman, daughter from kidnappers in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command has rescued a woman, Hauwa Umaru, and her daughter from their captors.

Recall that heavily armed bandits on Sunday morning attacked a Divisional Police Station in Adamawa at 5 a.m. and also kidnapped the woman and her daughter from a nearby house.

A statement issued by DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, spokesperson of the Police Command in the state confirmed their release on Tuesday.

Nguroje said, ”At about 22:00 hours on Tuesday, the kidnapped nursing mother, Hauwa Umaru, and her daughter escaped from captivity unharmed.

“The victims are now undergoing medical checkups. The command will continue to prevent and dislodge kidnappers and other related criminals from their current operational spaces in the state.”

He said the command would not allow the criminals and their collaborators to rest.

Nguroje called on the populace to provide useful and timely information to the Police and other security agencies in their joint tasks of safeguarding the state.

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