Benue : Troops arrest suspected kidnappers, rescue 34 victims

Troops arrest suspected kidnappers, rescue 34 victims

Troops arrest suspected kidnappers, rescue 34 victims

Benue : Troops arrest suspected kidnappers, rescue 34 victims

About 34 kidnapped victims has been rescued by the troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE. They have also arrested suspected kidnappers and recovered cache of arms and ammunition in Benue.

This was disclosed by Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations in a statement.

Enenche attributed the success to a credible intelligence on the activities of a notorious kidnap syndicate operating in Igbom village in Nenzev council ward of Logo Local Government Area.

He said that the men of Sector 2 and 4 carried out a raid operation on a suspected kidnappers den at Tomayin village in Logo on July 16, killing their ring leaders.

“The successful encounter led to the rescue of 32 kidnapped victims some of whom have been in captivity for over a month.

All the rescued kidnapped victims have been reunited with their families in different communities in Logo Local Government Area.”

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