Police foil abduction of Kano village head

Police in Kano State has foiled a kidnap attempt of a village head of Garun Babba, Abdulmuminu Mudi in Garun Malam Local Government Area, Kano State.

The spokesman of the command SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa stated this in a press statement issued to The Telegraph.

He said police on Tuesday received a report that scores of gunmen on Motorcycles stormed Garun Babba village and kidnapped the Village Head.

He explained that after receiving the report the acting commissioner of police, DCP Abubakar Zubairu, raised a combined team of Policemen and Local Vigilante of the area to rescue the village head and arrest the culprits.

Kiya said the team succeeded in trailing the perpetrators and the victim was rescued unhurt and the suspects took to their heels and abandoned their three motorcycles.

He said the commissioner however appealed to the public to always feed police with any vital information that will lead to the arrest of criminals.

The commissioner also directed that the fleeing suspects must be arrested.

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