Police confirm release of abducted Niger Commissioner

The Niger State Police Command has confirmed that the abducted Commissioner for information, Hon Mohammed Sani Idris has been released by his abductors and successfully rescued unhurt.
It would be recalled that on 8th August, 2021 at about 2345hrs, the said victim was abducted by unknown gunmen in his residence at Babban-Tunga village, Tafa LGA of the state.
Police said; “Upon the receipt of the incident, the Command immediately mobilized a joint Police, military, and vigilante team to the area for manhunt of the hoodlums with a view to rescue the victim and arrest the culprits.
“However, as a result of sustained pressure and trailing of the hoodlums by the joint team, the victim was released by the abductors on 12/08/2021 at about 2130hrs and surfaced at Kofa Dam area of Tafa LGA. He was later debriefed and immediately taken to a hospital for medical attention.
Meanwhile,the Commissioner of Police, Niger State Command CP Monday Bala Kuryas, has reassured Nigerlites that the Command will not relent in its efforts against banditry and other criminality in the state.He further reiterated the Command’s commitment to ensure that other victims of abductions in captivity of hoodlums are equally rescued unhurt.
He urged members of the public to always volunteer information and intelligence to the Police for prompt intervention and proactive measures.

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