Troops raid livestock rustlers camp, arrest kidnappers in Zamfara


Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army deployed on ‘Operation SHARAN DAJI’ have carried out raid on livestock rustlers and armed bandits’ camp at Barikin Daji forest near Masafa village, in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State, on  Wednesday, October 18, 2016.

According to a statement signed by Colonel S.K. Usman and made available to Metro, “during the operation, the troops killed four bandits, recovered a motorcycle and destroyed all the camps in the forest.”

The statement further read: “Similarly,  the  troops of the same formation, in conjunction with local vigilante, also carried out similar operation at the notorious livestock, armed bandits and kidnappers’ hideout in Anchau forest, Kubau Local Government Area of Kaduna State, same day.

“During the operation, three kidnappers— Umaru, Sanusi and Samaila (surnames withheld) were arrested by the troops.

“The arrested persons, Metro learnt were presently being interrogated.”

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