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Police rescues 9 out of 10 abducted herdsmen in Anambra

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Police operatives in Anambra have rescued nine out of the 10 abducted members of the Miyetti Allah Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in the state.

Gunmen had on Saturday kidnapped the victims at a settlement in Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state.

The hoodlums also went away with 300 cows from the community.

The spokesman for the state police command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, who confirmed the development in a statement on Monday, said efforts are being intensified to rescue the remaining herdsman.

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The spokesman added that the cows taken away by the criminals had been recovered.

He said: “On 24/4/2022 some of the alleged victims of abduction were seen in the bush unharmed, while one of the abductees is still missing. The joint operatives also discovered some of the livestock in the bush.

“Furthermore, efforts are being intensified to locate him (missing herder), and the livestock that are still missing. Further details shall be communicated.”

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