Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have nuetralized suspected notorious kidnappers in Zaki Biam town of Ukum Local Government Area in Benue State.
The three suspects were said to have been gunned down while they were taking their victims away in a Toyota Corolla vehicle.
“On sighting troops, the bandits opened fire from inside the red Toyota Corolla but the troops returned superior firepower and neutralise three of the bandits.
“The kidnapped victim, Omemma Chimobi, was rescued.
“Items recovered are one Ak-47 rifle, three magazines loaded, one Toyota Corolla wagon, one desert camouflage, one woodland camouflage and handsets,” Hemba said.