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Troops Rescue Kidnapped Women, Children After 46 Days in Captivity

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Military troops from Combat Team 3 stationed in Maraban Maigora, Katsina State, rescued 10 women and six minors who had been held captive by bandits since 3rd February 2024.

A credible source from the military disclosed that the victims were rescued on Monday, 18th March 2024, during a routine patrol at the Rimi community after being held for 46 days by the hoodlums.

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According to the military officer, the rescued victims were among the 54 women abducted along Gamji-Dandume road in early February 2024

Following their rescue, the rescued women and children were promptly handed over to the Chairman of Sabuwa LGA, who in turn reunited them with their relatives.

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Reacting to the development, Governor, Dikko Umaru Radda, commended the troops for their bravery and decisive action. While acknowledging the gravity of the situation, he reassured the public of his administration’s unwavering commitment in eradicating banditry within the state.

Radda said, “The rescue of these women and children is a testament to the courage and dedication of our security forces. We remain committed to providing them with the resources and support they need to ensure the safety of residents in the state.”

Press Released Signed By Ibrahim Kaula Mohammed,
CPS to Katsina Governor

18th March, 2024

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