The Police Command in Zamfara state received a distress call that Armed Bandits in their large number came to the outskirts of Shinkafi with intend to kidnap innocent members of the community. Combine team of PMF/CTU attached to the “Operation Puff Adder” responded quickly and foiled the attack.
Similarly, One Samaila Langa, a 30 year Old, who was kidnapped by the bandits during the incident was successfully rescued by the combined effort of the Police and leaders of the repentant bandits. The victim has been reunited with his family after being debriefed.
Normally has been restored with improved confidence building patrols in Shinkafi and its environs.