The Kano state police Command rescued six victims who were Kidnapped by terrorists at about 7 pm on Saturday in Funtua L.G.A Kano state.
The rest 13 persons are yet to be rescued. 19 worshippers who were observing their evening prayers at a mosque in the Maigamji community, were abducted by unknown terrorists who invaded the mosque and took them into the forest.
As gathered from witnesses, the terrorists, shot at the Imam and one other worshipper before whisking the others to an unknown Location. Due to the combined efforts of the police and the vigilantes that the six victims were able to be rescued.
The Public relations officer of the state police force, Sp Isah Gambo confirmed the incident
He said, “It’s true the attack took place. The terrorists stormed the mosque at Maigamji while people were observing Issaih’s prayers. They shot and injured the Imam and one other person. Those people are currently responding to treatment in the hospital. The terrorists also abducted some worshippers that night, but a combined team of the police and the vigilante rescued two of the victims that night. The security operatives also rescued four other victims on Sunday, making a total of six victims who have been rescued so far.
“Presently, 13 victims are still in the custody of the terrorists and our operatives are making serious efforts to ensure that they are rescued without any injury.”
Kidnapping is now rampant in every single community in Nigeria, we are in the festive period everyone has to be careful and make sure to report every strange incident to the Police Force