A statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Muhammed Jalige said that they were rescued close to Kaduna metropolis.
The statement reads
“On the 25/5/2022 at about 0930hrs seven persons (all females) identified as Godiya James 30yrs, Beauty Mandela 23yrs, Elizabeth Markus 13yrs, Alheri Maichibi 13yrs, Lydia Iliya 6yrs, Bridget Obadiah 4yrs and Amama Hassan 3yrs all of Mai Goro Village, Kachia LGA were seen helplessly wandering around the bush after Tsohon Gayan Village”
According to the statement, the victims were immediately evacuated and rescued to Toll Gate Divisional Police Headquarters.
“Preliminary inquiry revealed that on the 22/5/2022 at about 1200hrs the said persons were allegedly abducted at the aforementioned village by suspected armed bandits to an unknown destination. When debriefed, they claimed to have escaped from captivity while the bandits on sentry were asleep.
All the rescued persons are stable but weak. However, they have been profiled and taken to a medical facility for immediate medical attention”it read