By Festus Fifen
In continuation of aggressive clearance operation to stamp out banditry and other criminal activities in the country, troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN quelled armed robbery incident along Bokkos-Barkin Ladi Road in Plateau State.
In a statement made available to Newsmen in Abuja, Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Maj. General John Enenche said Troops deployed at Kuba while responding to a distress call on armed robbery operation yesterday 16 October 2020, along the road swiftly mobilized to the scene and had contact with the robbers. During the encounter, troops overwhelmed the robbers thereby neutralizing one while others escaped with gunshot wounds. Items recovered include one locally fabricated rifle, 2 mobile handsets, 4 rounds of 7.62mm Special ammunition and one jack knife. Currently the gallant troops have maintained vigilance in the general area to deny criminals freedom of action.
The statement added that The Armed Forces of Nigeria and other security agencies in furtherance of the objective of restoring peace and security in country will sustain the offensive against all enemies of our Nation.
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