Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN on 24 July 2022 arrested 3 suspected gun runners at Shimakar village Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State namely; Mr Julius Simon (alias Bagga) – 37yrs, Mr Wolta Zambai – 45yrs and Mr Iliya Peter (alias Doubok) 27yrs.
The Suspects who were arrested by troops on clearance operation are
currently undergoing investigation
According to a statement signed by the Director, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Major General Benard Onyeuko , the troops have continued to sustain their operational tempo in their Area of Operation.
Onyeuko noted that on the same 24th of July, the troops also arrested 2 kidnappers; Alhaji Musa Usman 27yrs and Adam Mohammed 25yrs at Barkin Ladi, Plateau State.
The suspects were confirmed to have confessed that they carried out several kidnapping activities in the general area including the kidnap of one Master Jeremiah Elijah a 6yrs old which took place on 21 July 2022. The Suspect is however in own custody undergoing further interrogation.
The Military high command commends troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN and encourages the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on criminal activities.