Nigerian security operatives foiled an attack by bandits in Ungwan Garama, located in the Maraban Rido general area of Chikun Local Government Of Kaduna state.
The suspected bandits were arrested following a distress call received from the area, the security forces swiftly responded, mobilized to the location and engaged the bandits.
After an intense exchange, the superior firepower of the troops forced the criminals to flee in disarray.
The security forces exploited the withdrawal route of the bandits, and were thus able to rescue seven persons who had been kidnapped.
The seven rescued persons are listed as follows: Buba Samuel, Janet Buba, Rebecca Buba, Precious Buba, David Yohanna, Johnson Yohanna, John Daniel.
The development is confirmed in statement released by the Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, Samuel Aruwan.
He added that:
All of the rescued have been reunited with their families.
Receiving the report, Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i commended the security forces for their spirited efforts and speed of response. He congratulated them on the safe rescue of the seven citizens.
The Governor conveyed his warm regards and best wishes to the rescued persons.
Security forces have sustained patrols in the general area.“