Army nabs bandits’ logistics supplier, weapons manufacturer •Kills 2 kidnappers

Posted by News Express | 10 May 2019 | 1,285 times

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Troops on Exercise HARBIN KUNAMA 111 have arrested a notorious logistics supplier for bandits operating between Jibia - Batsari axis, the Nigerian Army announced on Thursday.

“The man, “one Marwana Abubakar was arrested at Kwashabawa village in Jibia Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State on Wednesday, the 8th of May 2019.

“Similarly, based on a tip off, troops of 311 Artillery Regiment, successfully conducted a raid operation on a suspected facility in Kontagora township. During the raid, some weapons were discovered and recovered. A local weapons fabricator Mr Salisu Ibrahim was also arrested by the troops in Kontagora, Kontagora LGA of Niger State,” Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, said in a statement.

He said that, in a related development, “troops of 6 Division on routine patrol have discovered illegal refining sites and Cellophane bags at Oyakama community, Ahoada West LGA of Rivers State, and arrested two suspected oil bunkerers. Also two pipeline vandals and illegal oil bunkerers were intercepted along Sapele - Warri road in Sapele LGA of Delta State and their vehicles destroyed. Accordingly, two pipelines vandals were equally arrested at Ogbagbene Jetty in Ekeremor LGA of Bayelsa State.”


Source: News Express

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