The Special Military Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Kaduna and Bauchi States, have arrested 13 suspects over alleged kidnapping, prison break, banditry, rustling and other criminal offences.
Capt. James Oya, the Media Officer of OPSH in a statement on Tuesday in Jos, said that the troops also recovered 279 rustled cows and arms and ammunition.
Oya explained that OPSH recorded the breakthrough in an operation it conducted between October 2 and 9, adding that the suspects were arrested in some communities within its areas of responsibility.
‘’Between Oct. 2 and Oct. 9, our troops arrested 13 criminal suspects in connection with kidnapping, prison break, peddling illicit drugs and rustling.
‘’We also recovered illegal arms and ammunition.
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‘’Troops recovered a total of 279 cows and six sheep over destruction of crops on farmlands across Bokkos, Mangu, Riyom and Zango Kataf Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Plateau and Kaduna states, respectively,” Oya said.
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