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Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have rescued 12 kidnapped individuals in Bungudu Native Authorities Space of Zamfara State.
The victims who’ve been united with their households embrace the District Head of Wuya, stated to have been kidnapped every week earlier.
In a press release issued on Sunday by the Appearing Director Defence Media Operations, Brigadier Common Benard Onyeuko, the troops additionally killed 9 bandits, arrested 14 others.
Based on Onyeuko, 13 homes of the bandits had been cleared and set ablaze by troops throughout clearance operations performed at Gidan Usman, Gidan Babagoji, Gadauna, Gidan Janari, Kekuwaje, Gidan Sarki, Gardi and Bingi areas of the state.
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“Troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI in Zamfara State closed up on bandits in a subsidiary operation CHINGABA previously week. In the course of the operation, troops efficiently launched 12 kidnapped Civilians by the bandits, together with the District Head of Wuya, who was kidnapped every week earlier.
“The victims have been united with their households. Additionally, in different clearance operations performed at Gidan Usman, Gidan Babagoji, Gadauna, Gidan Janari, Kekuwaje, Gidan Sarki, Gardi and Bingi all in Bungudu Native Authorities Space of Zamfara State, troops killed involved 9 Bandits and arrested 14 in addition to 13 homes of the bandits had been cleared and set ablaze by troops.
“A complete of 67 cattle rustled by the bandits had been recovered and handed over to the district heads of the communities,” the assertion learn partially.
Equally, troops on patrol at Nasarrawa Village, near Tunga Haki in Gusau Native Authorities Space of Zamfara State intercepted 9 suspected bandits and recovered 600 cows and 300 Sheep.
Throughout interrogation, the “bandits confessed to have rustled the animals and had been continuing to Zaria to avert attainable arrest by the troops.
“The recovered animals are presently within the custody of troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI. The correct handover will likely be completed after an investigation together with native authorities to verify the homeowners.”