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Published On: Mon, Oct 19th, 2020

Troops kill armed robber, recover rifle in Plateau LGA

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By Tobias Lengnan Dapam

The Nigerian military said its troops of Operation Safe Haven, quelled armed robbery incident along Bokkos-Barkin Ladi Road, in Plateau state.
The military in a statement issued at the weekend by Major General, John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations,
Defence Headquarters, said the troops deployed at Kuba while responding to a distress call on armed robbery operation on 16 October 2020, along the road swiftly mobilized to the scene and 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 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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