The Zamfara commissioner of police, Mr. Ayuba Elkanah says the State police command has rescued twenty-four kidnapped victims in the State.
Elkanah made this known while addressing journalits at the State Police Command in Gusau, the State capital.
He said with the support of the State Government, Police Tactical Operatives deployed to different locations of the State have succeeded in rescuing twenty-four kidnapped victims in Shinkafi and Tsafe Local Government Areas of the State.
According to the commissioner, among them were the four students of Government Day Secondary School Birnin Yero in Shinkafi Local Government Area who were abducted while writing their WAEC exams and one other student of Federal Polytechnic, in Kaura Namoda Local Government area of the State.
He said: “The security agencies are not sleeping over the banditry activities in the State, and we would do everything within our power to curb the situation,”