Nigeria Police

The police has rescued the kidnapped member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Jema constituency, Honourable Yusuf Nuhu has been rescued by the police but unfortunately, a 12 year  girl was killed by police stray bullet in the process of rescuing the lawmaker. 

Nuhu was abducted by gunmen at his house in Zalau village in Toro Local Government Area of the state on March 3rd.

The Police Public Relations officer of the state command DSP Haruna Mohammed who disclosed this to newsmen in Bauchi said that a joint police/vigilante group carried out the rescue operation and that the lawmaker  was in stable condition.

Mohammed said,? there was a fierce battle with the suspected kidnappers and as a result, a stray bullet hit a 10 years old Hauwa?u on her  leg.She later died at the  hospital while receiving treatment.

?The  suspects abandoned their  sGolf 3 vehicle with registration number MKR 553 AA and escaped into the bush with bullet wounds.The command recovered five expended ammunition of 7. 62 mm?.

The PPRO urged members of the public to report anyone with bullet wounds to the nearest police station.

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