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Niger Police free 15 Kidnap Victims, arrest 3 Bandits 



The operative of Niger state police has rescued 15 abducted victims from their abductors and apprehended 3 bandits.

The state police spokesperson, DSP Wasiu A. Abiodun explained that on Thursday, the command received information about suspected criminals spotted at Agigi/Kpashimi forest in Lapai LF Area of the state.

According to the spokesperson, the authority instantly mobilised its operatives and vigilante members to the place, confronted the criminals in gun fight and overwhelmed them.

Abiodun stated three suspected terrorists were apprehended, fifteen abducted peole were freed while some injured criminals fled to the forest with ammunition wounds.

He strengthened that two burnt-motorcycles were also reclaimed from the bandits’ area