Troops of Op Safe Heaven arrests 3 suspected gun runners, kidnappers in Plateau State – DMO

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By Joy Odor

The Director, Defence Media Operations (DMO), Defence Headquarters, Major General Bernard Onyeuko has informed that the the troops of Operation Safe Heaven on clearance operation has arrested three suspected gun runners at Shimakar village Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State.

According to Major General Onyeuko in a press statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Monday, the suspected terrorists are Mr Julius Simon (alias Bagga) – 37yrs, Mr Wolta Zambai – 45yrs and Mr Iliya Peter (alias Doubok) 27yrs. Suspects currently undergoing investigation.

He added that on same day, troops arrested Two (2) kidnappers; Alhaji Musa Usman 27yrs and Adam Mohammed 25yrs at Barkin Ladi, Plateau State as they continued to sustain their operational tempo in their Area of Operation.

Suspects confessed to have 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.

Suspect 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.

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