The Katsina State Police Command has rescued a 32-year-old woman kidnapped in Zamfara State after 15 days of captivity.
According to the warrant, the woman, Maimuna Muhammed Maiturare, was abducted in Gusau, Zamfara State and later abandoned in Kurfi Local Government Area of Katsina State, where she was rescued.
A statement by the Deputy Spokesman of the command, ASP Abubakar Aliyu in Katsina on Friday, revealed that the staff of the city command who were informed of the woman’s condition rescued her from the spot where she was abandoned.
The officers reportedly took him to a hospital where he was given medical attention.
The statement read: “On November 23, 2022, at about 6.30pm, the command rescued one Maimuna Muhammed Mai Turare, ‘f’, 32 years of age from Gusau Local Government Area, Zamfara State. The fact is, through a phone call from a good Samaritan, Kurfi It was reported at the Divisional Police Headquarters that a woman was seen lying unconscious at Batsari Junction, Kurfi LGA. Detectives immediately attended the scene and evacuated the victim to the Kurfi General Hospital for medical attention where she was admitted, treated and later discharged. .
“In the interview, the victim stated that he was abducted from his residence in Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara State by the kidnappers and has been in captivity for about 15 days until he was abandoned and rescued by the police. As investigation continues, efforts are on to reunite the victim with his family.”
The command disclosed that local operatives arrested a 30-year-old man, Danlami Musa, who allegedly raped his neighbor’s daughter.
According to the warrant, the victim’s father reported the incident to police.
The command spokesman explained: “On November 16, 2022 at about 2:00 p.m., the command succeeded in arresting one Danlami Musa, ‘m’, 30, of Kadisau village in Faskari Local Government Area, Katsina State, a known suspected rapist.
“Nemesis nabbed the suspect through one Nasiru Abubakar, “m”, of the same address, on the same date at about 10am, the suspect (Danlami Musa) grabbed his daughter, name withheld, aged 17 years, of the same address, On his way to the farm, he dragged her to a nearby farm, stuffed her mouth with a hijab and forcibly had unlawful carnal knowledge of the victim. An investigation is still ongoing.”