Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN have killed an armed robbery along the Bokkos-Barkin Ladi Road.
Major General John Enenche
Coordinator Defence Media Operations
Defence Headquarters said in a press release that the troops deployed at Kuba responded to a distress call on armed robbery operation on Friday 16 October 2020, along the road.
He said they swiftly mobilized to the scene and had contact with the robbers. “During the encounter, troops 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.”