Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Crocodile Smile: Troops capture cultists, pirates, drug addicts in Niger Delta

By News Express on 28/10/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 681

•Operation Crocodile Smile troops
•Operation Crocodile Smile troops

The Nigerian Army says it has recorded progress in the second phase of its Operation Crocodile Smile in the Niger Delta region with the arrest of bandits, including cultists, pirates and drug addicts. 

A statement issued on Friday by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Colonel Aminu Iliyasu indicated that on October 13, troops of 343 Artillery Regiment carried out a robust patrol within Brass, which led to the arrest of nine suspects who were said to be found to be in possession of substances suspected to be cannabis and 33 wraps of substances suspected to be heroine.

He also stated that troops of 16 Brigade Garrison on routine patrol intercepted a notorious armed robber who was alleged to have fled from the Police at Okaka Estate junction in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

“Similarly, on October 16, troops of 16 Brigade Garrison in conjunction with elements of 130 Battalion, conducted special operations that led to the arrest of one Mr. Dada at Tombia roundabout.” The Army described the suspect as “a notorious criminal terrorising the peace-loving people of Tombia and adjoining communities.” 

The spokesman also disclosed that “troops in conjunction with personnel of the DSS (Department of State Security) raided a criminal hide-out where a notorious cultist, Mr. Exodus Kismet a.k.a. ‘Hot Bottle’ was arrested at Sand Road by Aritalane, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. The suspect has been on the Police wanted list owing to an allegation that he killed some people at Omoku Local Government Area of Rivers State and thereafter relocated to Bayelsa State to evade arrest.

“On October 20, troops acting on a tip-off from some patriotic citizens arrested another suspected criminal, one Mr. Aibonuwa Thompson a.k.a. Bassambri at Etiema community, who was alleged to have participated in several kidnappings and sea piracy around Nembe.

“Between 9:30am and 5:00pm on Saturday, October 21, our troops occupied themselves with the relocation of 176 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), among them women and children who have been displaced by crisis from Premabiri community in Bayelsa State since 2015.

“On October 24, 2017, troops arrested a total of 30 suspected cultists between Ogbolomabiri and Nembe after a shoot-out between rival cult groups in a battle of supremacy.

“Destruction of identified militants/sea pirates camps and shrines continued along Okparatobo creek in Southern Ijaw LGA where, in one of the camps, one AK-47 Magazine, eight live rounds of 7.62mm special and one fibre speed boat mounted with a 115 HP engine were recovered while suspects fled on sighting troops approach.

“All suspects and items recovered have been handed over to relevant security agencies for possible prosecution while the operation continues.”

 

Source News Express

Posted 28/10/2017 05:27:01 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25 minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
Stop testing God, Christians told

NPA bans return of empty containers to seaports...

APC Congresses delay passage of 2018 budget as...

7-year-old girl steals show at 2nd Lagos Marathon...

Tension in Jos over alleged killing of 9...

2 PDP guber candidates emerge in Enugu

Yahoo to spin off main business into separate...

BREAKING: Senate goes into closed-door session, shuts out...

REVEALED: How Obiano liquidated Anambra’s dollar savings •All...

Court grants Dasuki permission to travel abroad for...

Oshiomhole’s big test as Edo holds council polls...

NYSC begins issuance of certificates embossed with corps...

 

Latest News Another Okorocha in-law joins Imo governorship race •Refuses to step down for Uche Nwosu Ngige dares Oshiomole, spurns ultimatum APC’s juicy carrots won’t stop our defection ― R-APC Spokesman Tension at Nigerian Law School over alleged blasphemy •Angry Muslim students threaten to lynch suspect PDP summons emergency National Executive Council meeting Islamic clerics, monarchs worship in Kaduna church 2019 elections: Saraki as a big factor 323 FG agencies fail to submit 2016 financial report ―Auditor General of Federation Osun PDP Guber: Ogunbiyi moves to upturn Adeleke’s victory Lagos task force clears container trucks from blocked roads Buhari not worthy of addressing ICC -- IPOB •Flays refusal to release El-Zakzaki, Dasuki despite court orders MOSOP berates Kachikwu over Petrol Service Station offer to Ogoni

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (364,261 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (359,585 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (287,990 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (236,279 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (215,757 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (213,178 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (187,346 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (169,346 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (156,729 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (153,540 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (148,340 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (139,350 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (52) Business & Economy (3,365) Business Verdict (48) Columnists (890) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (516) Features (617) Global Business Monitor (286) International (2,163) Interview (159) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (127) News (37,379) Opinion (1,027) Pidgin (10) Politics (5,662) Religion (790) Sports (1,614) Stock Watch (33) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Nigerian detainees send SOS from Osama prison

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement