By Mohammed Tijjani, Kaduna.
The Kaduna State Government says troops of Operation Forest Sanity have foiled a kidnap attempt, rescued a father, his daughter and one other person in Chikun Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, made the disclosure in a statement on Friday in Kaduna.
Aruwan said that troops of Operation Forest Sanity foiled a kidnap attempt in the Ungwan Madaki general area of Chikun LGA.
“This was reported to the Kaduna State Government in an operational feedback, following the rescue mission in response to a distress call from the area.
“According to the report, the troops arrived the area and engaged the bandits, forcing them to flee and abandon their victims.
“Three victims were rescued by the troops, a father along with his daughter and one person,” he stated.
The commissioner said that the state government received the feedback with gratitude and praised the troops for their swift response and successful rescue.
“The victims have been reunited with their families,” Aruwan added.