By Tobias Lengnan Dapam
The Nigerian Military said troops of Operation Save Haven, operating in Plateau state have arrested 5 armed robbers at Makera.
Speaking yesterday in Abuja, while giving updates on the military operations in the country, Major General, John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, said the success was recorded from 13 to 19 August.
Enenche said on 13 August 2020, troops intercepted and nabbed 5 suspected armed robbers at a snap checkpoint established at Makera.
He said the suspects were arrested along with a red Vectra car with registration number PLATEAU BF-335-JJN used in perpetrating their heinous crimes.
“The criminals confessed to be members of a syndicate which specialize in robbing unsuspecting passengers along the highways. The suspects are being profiled after which they will be handed over to the Nigeria Police for further action.
“Troops also apprehended 2 armed robbers following credible intelligence report on their activities in Rukkaya village of Mavo district in Wase LGA of Plateau State.”