Posted by News Express | 20 October 2016 | 1,776 times
Troops of 1 Division of the Nigerian Army deployed on Operation Sharan Dajì on Wednesday raided livestock rustlers and armed bandits’ camps at Barikin Daji forest near Masafa village in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing four bandits in the process.
The troops also recovered one motorcycle, and destroyed all the camps in the forest.
According to Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, troops of the same formation, in conjunction with local vigilante also carried out a similar operation at the notorious livestock, armed bandits and kidnappers hideout in Anchau forest in Kubau Local Government Area of Kaduna State the same day.
“During the operation, three kidnappers, Umaru Buje, Sanusi Shuaibu and Samaila Ibrahim were arrested by the troops. The arrested persons are currently being interrogated,” Col. Usman said.
•Photo shows Army Spokesman, Col. Sani Usman.
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