Operatives of the Zamfara State Police Command has successfully thwarted a planned bandit attack on members of a community on the outskirt of Shinkafi.
According to report received, On 2nd January 2021 at about 0430hour, the Command received a distress call that Armed Bandits, in their large number, came to the outskirts of Shinkafi with an intention to kidnap innocent members of the community.
In a statement released by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu, he disclosed that a combined team of PMF/CTU attached to the “Operation Puff Adder” responded quickly and repelled the attack.
Similarly, One Samaila Langa, a 30-year-Old, who was kidnapped by the bandits during the incident, was successfully rescued by the combined effort of the Police and leaders of the repentant bandits. The victim, the statement says, has been reunited with his family after being debriefed.