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Kidnapped corps members rescued in Army, Police operation in Katsina

Kidnapped corps members rescued in Army Police operation in Katsina

The Nigeria Army said the troops of 17 Brigade, Nigerian Army in collaboration with the Nigeria Police, have rescued two Corps members kidnapped by bandits in Yargoje community, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director, Army Public Relations, disclosed this in a statement on Friday.

Nwachukwu informed that the criminals abducted the Corps members while they were transiting from Edo to Katsina State, adding that the quick response of military forces and the police resulted in the successful rescue of the victims from their captors.

He said the rescued Corps members have been offered necessary medical attention and support to ensure their physical and emotional well-being and are currently in the custody of the Nigeria Police in Kankara.

The military further solicited the cooperation and support of the public in providing timely and relevant information to enhance troops’ proactive operational engagement of criminal elements threatening the security of the nation.

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