Just In: Police rescue 9 police officers who were abducted by bandits

The Nigeria Police Force has rescued the 9 Borno State Police officers (all ASPs) abducted by suspected bandits on 8th November 2020. 

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu revealed this in a statement on Friday. 

The police officers were travelling when they were abducted by the bandits between Kankara town and Sheme in Katsina State. 

The statement read, “The Nigeria Police have successfully rescued Nine (9) Police Officers who earlier went missing on 8th November 2020 between Kankara town and Sheme in Katsina State after the night commercial bus they were traveling in came under attack by heavily armed men, all dressed in Military Camouflage, but suspected to be bandits.”

Recall that NewsWireNGR reported that the bandits requested N800,000 for each police officer as ransom

The Inspector General through the statement urged Nigerians to remain calm as the police are working to ensure safety and improved tactical presence during the yuletide. 

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