Zamfara State police command has rescued five out of the 73 Students kidnapped from Government Day Secondary school, Kaya, in Maradun Local Government Area of the state.
Mohammed Shehu, Police Public Relations Officer, in statement Says, the five abducted students were rescued by the search and rescue team deployed to comb the forest to ensure the safe rescue of the 73 abducted male and female students.
The Police said it collaborated with other security agencies and the state government, by deploying a joint search and rescue team to Kaya and its environs, to effectively rescue the abducted students and reunite them with their families.
The police note that the ongoing search and rescue mission is yielding positive result, as five abducted female students were rescued on Thursday.
The victims were medically checked at the hospital, debriefed by the Police and reunited with their families.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Ayuba Elkana, assured the people of the state that, the ongoing search and rescue effort will be sustained, till the remaining abducted students are rescued hale and hearty.