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How Police Rescued Kidnapped Travelers On Zaria–Kaduna Highway




Men of Operation Puff Adder II attached to Kaduna Police Command, have rescued 8 travellers who were kidnapped on the Zaria-Kaduna highway in February, 2021.

ASP Mohammed Jalige, the Police Public Relations Officer revealed this in a statement. He said the operatives were on routine patrol along Galidamawa/Kidandan  area of Giwa LGA. It was there they intercepted a group of armed bandits.  Some victims were with them.

He said on sighting the operatives, the bandits  took to their heels abandoning their  victims and one (1)AK49 rifle .

Zaria–Kaduna Highway

“In the process eight (8) victims were   rescued  unhurt  including a female namely; Bala Ibrahim,  Ede Gloria f (Ebonyi State), Japheth Sani M (Kebbi State),  Kinsley Edgbue (Delta State), Anthony Okafor, (Anambra State) Gabriel Agu (Anambra State), Chibuzo Nwokorie (Anambra state), Ifeanyi Samuel (Enugu state).”

“The Victims stated that they were abducted along Zaria-Kaduna road. This was while they were aboard luxurious bus on 29th February 2021 en route Delta state.

Zaria–Kaduna Highway


However, the victims are currently receiving medical attention in preparation for reunion with their respective families,” he said.

Jalige said the operatives were in hot pursuit of the fleeing Bandits.

“The Kaduna Police Command appreciates the support rendered by the Inspector General of Police. He instantly for deployed men and resources to compliment the efforts of the Command. This helped in tackling armed banditry in the state,” he said. is an authoritative car blog in Nigeria. Its objective is to get Nigerians and a wider audience to be more informed about automobiles, the automotive sector and transport infrastructure. Over the years, we have been instrumental in creating immeasurable public awareness about automobiles and their maintenance, safety and traffic laws, amongst others. ...Your mobility, our priority. NK

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