Operatives of the Katsina Police Command have foiled an attempt by gunmen to kidnapped an 18-year old female at Sokoto Rima Quarters in Katsina State.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, in a statement on Thursday, said the gunmen, armed with AK-47 rifles, at about 0230hrs on June 22 , attacked the house of one Abdullahi Esha of Sokoto Rima Quarters and kidnapped his 18- year old daughter.
“The Command’s Police Anti-Kidnapping Unit and Patrol Teams were immediately despatched to the area and chased after the hoodlums.
” The teams had a fierce gun duel with the terrorists which made the them to fled and their henious mission.
“Subsequently, the team succeeded in rescuing the victim unhurt.”