The police yesterday rescued two South Africans Kidnapped at a mining site in Maidoro Village, Kaduna State last Tuesday.
The rescued victims have been handed over to the South African High Commission in the presence of their company’s representatives.
A statement by the Force Public Relations Officers, CSP Jimoh Moshood, explained the rescue operation was carried out with police helicopter.
“The operation, which lasted several hours in the forest in Birnin Gwari area of Kaduna State that led to the release of the two (2) South African nationals, was made possible through coordinated efforts led by Commissioner of Police, Kaduna State.
“The IGP Intelligence Response Team, Police Special Forces, Police Airwing (Police Aerial Surveillance Helicopter) and Police personnel from Kaduna State Command overwhelmed the kidnappers and the two (2) victims were released,” he added.
He said investigation was ongoing to arrest the fleeing kidnappers.