Military Intercepts Ransom, Apprehends Security Personnel Involved

Military Intercepts Ransom, Apprehends Security Personnel Involved

Military Intercepts Ransom, Apprehends Security Personnel Involved

An agent of the Nigerian Army was apprehended on Tuesday in Kaduna State while attempting to collect ransom from bandits terrorists for the release of some captured persons.

According to the Nigerian news agency PRNigeria, several of the couriers who delivered the ransom to the militants are suspected to be security personnel.

During the intelligence-driven military operations, soldiers were also able to rescue a number of women and children.

It was via the operations carried out by soldiers of the Nigerian Army, as well as the Nigerian Air Force, that a number of bandit terrorists were eliminated.

According to intelligence agents who talked about the situation, the soldiers of the 271 NAF Detachment in Birnin Gwari, as well as the forces of the Nigerian Army FOB in Gwaska, were successful in rescuing scores of abducted victims during the synchronized operations.

The operative said,

The sum of ₦60,000,000 in cash, petroleum products and sophisticated weapons, were recovered during the operations.

“Other items recovered by the troops from the suspects include vehicles, AK-47 rifles, magazines, various kinds of ammunition and mobile phones.

“Meanwhile, we will refer the case of the arrested couriers who mostly have identifications with security agencies to the Department of State Service (DSS) and Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) for further investigation.”

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