The 12 Nigerian policemen kidnapped along Kankara – Sheme road in Katsina state about two weeks ago have regained freedom. according to security sources.
It was gathered that the freed policemen were brought to a hospital in Gusau, the Zamfara state capital, for medical check-up.
When contacted, the Zamfara state Police Commissioner, Usman Nagogo, referred newsmen to the Force Public Relations Officer for further information on the matter.
“You can contact the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO) please because any statement on the matter has been centralized at the Force Headquarters, ” Mr Nagogo said.
The men were abducted on their way to Zamfara state for a special assignment and were asked by their abductors to pay ransom before they could be released.