BREAKING: 30 Katsina Children Regain Freedom 24 Hours After Abduction

In what looked like a turn of events, 30 children, all girls, who were abducted in Kasai Village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State have been safely released.


The abduction which took place on Monday, was carried out by bandits while the victims were gathering firewood. This tragic incident sent shockwaves through the community.

However, less than 24 hours later, the children found their freedom, thanks to the diligent efforts of law enforcement and community stakeholders.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Katsina State Police Command, ASP Abubakar Sadiq confirmed the release on Tuesday.

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In his words, “Following a concerted effort by the command, in collaboration with relevant stakeholders, we’ve achieved a positive outcome”.

He further assured the public that the police were committed to investigating the incident thoroughly, with the dual objectives of rescuing the kidnapped victims and apprehending those responsible.

The news of the children’s release was also confirmed by Muhammad Batsari.

According to him, “I received a call this morning informing me that all the kidnapped victims had been released by the bandits.”