Breaking: Troops of Operation Sahel Sanity arrest wanted notorious bandit in Katsina
The Nigerian Army under ”Operation SAHEL SANITY”, Tuesday announced various breakthroughs in their combat operations against banditry activities in Katsina and the North West States.
Acting Director, Defense Media Operations, Brigadier General Bernard Onyeuko, told newsmen at the party Super Camp 4 in Faskari, Katsina State, that troops arrested a wanted notorious bandit named Isuhu Ibrahim (aka Bula), in Wagini village in Katsina, in the company of other bandits that have been terrorizing the area for some time.
The troops also deployed at Daki Takwas also conducted a snap roadblock and successfully intercepted a Toyota Corolla car with Reg No. DAL 41MT and after a search on the vehicle troops 11 brand new locally-made rifles were discovered.
The troops also rescued one adult male and one female earlier kidnapped by suspected bandits.
According to Brigadier Onyeuko, the victims were kidnapped alongside four other persons at Daudawa village of Faskari LGA of Katsina State.
He said; ”the victims managed to escape from their abductors as a result of troops intense operational activities in the area. The rescued persons have been handed over to officials of Faskari LGA for an onward reunion with their families while efforts are ongoing to rescue the remaining 4 victims.”