Thursday, May 26, 2022

Troops Arrests Security Agents Taking Ransom To Bandits In Kaduna

Men of the Nigerian army have arrested security agents taking ransom to bandits in Kaduna.

Joint troops intercepted N60 million being taken to criminals as ransom for the freedom of captives.

Some of those caught taking ransome to the bandits are operatives of security agencies.

The military, in intelligence-driven operations, also rescued kidnapped victims including women and children.

The assault conducted by a Nigerian Army squadron and Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Special Forces took out a number of the bandits

The contingent is of the 271 NAF in Birnin Gwari and Army Forward Operating Base (FOB) in Gwaska, Kaduna.

An operative said:

“N60,000,000 in cash, petroleum products and sophisticated weapons, were recovered during the operations”

“We will refer the case of the arrested couriers, who have identifications with security agencies, to the Department of State Service (DSS) and Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) for further investigation.”

Troops also recovered vehicles, AK-47 rifles, magazines, various kinds of ammunition and mobile phones.

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