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How repentant bandit freed 38 kidnapped victims from ex-colleagues’ den in Zamfara

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How repentant bandit freed 38 kidnapped victims from ex-colleagues’ den in Zamfara

A repentant bandit popularly known as Smally in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara State led some courageous locals to the enclaves of bandits where the criminals were engaged, leaving scores dead and 38 kidnapped victims freed.

Smally was said to have launched the attack against his former colleagues because he was not happy with the killings and kidnapping of innocent citizens in the state.

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According to Umaru Usman, a resident of the community, “the repentant bandit first killed some of the bandits and freed 16 kidnapped victims and took them to a nearby bush around Sakajiki village from where they were evacuated by security operatives.

“After some time, another 22 were also freed and brought out to the same spot and also evacuated by security operatives and moved to Gusau.”

Umaru Usman explained that the operation which took place around Dajin Yamma forest in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area brought jubilation among residents of the area.

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