The police in Jigawa State have foiled a kidnap attempt and rescued victims in the Kwanar Garki axis of Babura LGA.
This was contained in a statement issued and made available to newsmen on Monday by DSP Lawan Shi’isu, the command’s spokesman.
Shi’isu disclosed that one AK-47, a magazine, 15 live ammunition and a mobile phone were recovered during the mission.
He explained that on Sunday at 8:40pm the police received information that hoodlums armed with weapons invaded Kwanar Garki and kidnapped Isyaku Umar (37) in Kofar Arewa and shot 30-year-old Ahmad Abdullahi of Babbar Ruga village on his armpit.
The statement reads in part: “Both the kidnapped victim and the injured one were rushed to the Babura General Hospital for treatment where the kidnapped victim was treated, discharged and reunited with his family.
“The shot victim, however, was transferred to Rashid Shekoni Teaching Hospital, Dutse.”