February 4, 2023



Troops get well 2 corpses, rescue 3 kidnap victims

Troops have found the corpses of two feminine kidnap victims and rescued three others alive, whereas destroying bandits’ camps throughout preventing patrols in Chikun, Kachia and Kajuru native authorities areas of Kaduna state. 

Kaduna state authorities in an announcement signed by the state Commissioner for Inner Safety and Residence Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, Wednesday, stated the troops of Operation Forest Sanity continued it’s preventing patrols within the three native governments, with a number of bandit camps destroyed. 

“Suggestions to the Kaduna state authorities revealed that the troops engaged bandits round Kwanti, Chikun LGA. 

“Because the bandits fled into the forest, they left behind 4 bikes recovered by the troops. The troops burned down the handfuls of camps in sight. Upon scouring the world, the troops discovered two male kidnapped victims, recognized as Muntaka Abubakar and Nwabueze John. Additionally found had been the corpses of two unidentified feminine victims who had been killed by the bandits. 

“The corpses had been evacuated whereas the rescued victims had been reunited with their households, after first help was administered on certainly one of them who was carrying an damage. 

“One other kidnapped sufferer, 85-year-old Tabawa Laraba, was rescued by the troops in Kuzo normal space. She was examined and debriefed earlier than being reunited along with her household.

“The troops prolonged preventing patrols to Abrom, Gabachuwa and Kujeni forest areas spanning Kajuru, Chikun and Kachia LGAs. Bandits equally fled their camps on sighting the advancing forces. The troops dislodged the camps, and recovered two broken AK-47 rifles together with three cell phones, some army uniforms and supplies for making explosives, 

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“The Kaduna state authorities thanked and counseled the troops for the profitable operations and rescue of the victims, whereas sending heartfelt condolences to the households of the victims executed by the bandits. 

“The Kaduna state authorities appeals to residents to volunteer info on suspicious people looking for medical help or refuge in these areas, by reaching out to the Operations Room on 09034000060 and 08170189999.  The offensive operations to the bandits’ enclaves will proceed,” Aruwan assured.