Troops of OPSH’s Operation Safe Haven neutralized at least seven bandits and arrested 33 suspects in connection with kidnapping, murder, arms dealing, criminal attacks, railway vandalism, cattle rustling and farm destruction. I was arrested.
The Nigerian Army Command said in a post on its official X handle on Tuesday that troops also recovered some dangerous weapons.
The post states that on November 13, forces acting on a tip-off arrested Mr. Suleiman Mohammed in Bakin Kogi area of Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State for allegedly possessing an AK47 rifle and a mobile phone. revealed.
On the same day, the military arrested five suspects for allegedly attacking one Sati Pewat at his farm in Tilen Part village, Mangu, Plateau state.
Similarly, on November 14, the military “conducted a raid operation at Tilen Part village in Pusit area of Mangu LGA of Plateau State, with an AK 47 rifle, one magazine and nine rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition. One person, Umrana Adam, was arrested.” Similarly, on November 14, 2023, the military, acting on credible intelligence, arrested a suspected arms dealer, Rufai Abdullahi, in Kamuru area of Zangon-Kataf LGA of Kaduna State.
“On November 14, 2023, troops on combat patrol came into contact with bandits in the Kachara Highlands and engaged them with superior firepower, resulting in the neutralization of six bandits and the escape of others with gunshot wounds. .
“The troops further cleared the area and acquired one AK 47 rifle, two magazines, 52 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, one motorcycle, two techno phones, two packs of cigarettes, 56 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, and 7.62mm NATO. 112 bullets were recovered.
“In another development, on November 14, 2023, the military neutralized a suspected bandit, Musa Wada, during a search operation in Kondo village.
“Furthermore, on November 14, 2023, the military responded to information about a planned attack by suspected militias on Tilen Part village in Mangu, Plateau State. Due to the timely response of the military, the attack was averted and the area was subsequently cleared. A patrol unit took control.
“Similarly, on November 14, 2023, the military conducted a raid on a kidnapper’s hideout in Bijbiji village in Haur and arrested one suspected kidnapper, Dahir Ibrahim. The items included one AK 47 rifle, one magazine, and three rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition,” the post said.