Troops of Operation” Whirl Stroke ”have arrested Four(4) suspected kidnappers at Igumale Council Ward of Ado LGA Benue State namely: Alhaji Abdullahi(18yrs), Sale Hassan (22yrs), Usman Abdullahi(20yrs), Ibrahim Iliyasu (23yrs).
In a statement, the Director Defence Media Operations, Major General Bernard Onyeuko said that “troops on clearance patrol acting on credible information were able to achieved these successes”.
According to him, all arrested criminals have been handed over to the Police for further necessary action.
Furthermore, troops carried a raid operation at a bandits hide out at Mbahuwuhe village in Utange council ward in Katsina-Ala LGA of Benue state.
Onyeuko noted that during the operation 3 bandits were neutralized and a kidnapped civilian one Mr Auva Tisa who was on blind fold in the hideout was rescued with injuries and he is presently undergoing treatment.
He said that “several items including 1x motorcycle, 2 cell phones among others were recovered before the hideout was brought down.”
Meanwhile, the Military high command had commended troops of Op WHIRL STROKE and encourages the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on criminal activities.
Source: Voice of Nigeria