Jigawa State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) yesterday said its special squad carried out an operation along Takur axis of Dutse, and rescued one Kabiru Shuaibu, a pharmacist who was kidnap-ped on Monday.

The state commandant of the NSCDC, Dr. Gidado Fari, while addressing newsmen, said one Alhassan Garba drugged the pharmacist and kidnapped him from Kano State and moved him to Jigawa.

He said the pharmacist, who lives at Sauna quarters of Kano City, was reported missing by his family. He said the victim, who was badly drugged, is yet to fully recover and is currently under observation.
He added that investigation is still on going into the matter while warning that Jigawa is not a hiding place for criminals.