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Police foils bandit attack, rescues abducted man in Zamfara

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Police operatives in Zamfara on Saturday foiled an attack by bandits and rescued a 30-year-old abducted man in the state.

The spokesman of the state police command, Mohammed Shehu, who disclosed this in a statement in Gusau, said the victim, Samaila Langa, has been reunited with his family.

He said: “On January 2, 2021, at about 04.30 hours, the state police command received a distress call that armed bandits in their large numbers came to the outskirts of Shinkafi with intent to kidnap innocent members of the community.

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“A combined team of PMF/CTU attached to the Operation Puff Adder responded quickly and foiled the attack.

“One Samaila Langa, a 30-year-old, who was kidnapped by the bandits during the incident was successfully rescued by the combined efforts of the police and leaders of the repentant bandits.”

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