Troops arrests three suspected kidnappers, rescue two victims in Taraba

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The troops of the 6 Brigade Nigerian Army and Sector 3 Operation WHIRL STROKE (OPWS), in Taraba State, have confirmed the arrest of three suspected kidnappers in the state.

The arrest, which also led to the rescue of two kidnapped victims, was said to have been executed in collaboration with other security agencies in the state.

The announcement, which was made via the army X handle on Wednesday, was said to have taken place in Adamu Katibu mountain in Lau Local Government Council of the state.

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“In an intensified operation conducted to clear terrorists’ den on July 8, 2024, troops of 6 Brigade Nigerian Army and Sector 3 Operation WHIRL STROKE (OPWS), in collaboration with other security agencies, raided suspected kidnapper hideouts at Adamu Katibu Mountain in Lau Local Government Area, Taraba State,” the statement read.

The operation, which according to them, led to the arrest of three suspected kidnappers and the rescue of two victims, was based on thorough intelligence gathering and surveillance.

They were confirmed to have been captured after a gunfight that forced the gang to flee, abandoning their hostages.

Identifying the suspects as Haruna Buba (20), Hassan Kakale and Hussaini Kakale (both 28), the three suspects, the army claimed, were apprehended on the spot.

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