The Kebbi State Police command says it has rescued a pregnant woman, Hajiya Sadiya Tsoho, from kidnappers’ hideout in the state.
The command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Mustapha Suleiman, who confirmed the release of the victim on Sunday said, the police rescued the victim and no ransom was paid.
Hajiya Sadiya, wife of Malam Anas Sha’aban, owner of the popular Sha’aban Supermarket in Birnin-Kebbi, was reportedly kidnapped last week by unknown gunmen.
The pregnant woman was kidnapped from her home and taken to a desert area in Mahuta village, Fakai Local Government Area of the state.
A source who pleaded anonymity, said the suspected gunmen had laid ambush for the husband, Malam Sha’aban at Rafin Atiku Area in Birnin -Kebbi for hours on that fateful Sunday, July 1.