Soldiers of 135 Battalion, 33 Brigade Nigerian Army currently on ‘Operation Harbin Kunama II’ deployed to Dangarfa, Ningi Local Government Area have cleared notorious kidnappers’ camps in Lame-Burra, Dangarfa and Dangardo forests, in Bauchi State.
A statement to this effect signed by Assistant Director Army Public Relations, 33 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Major Joseph Adekunle Afolasade, said the suspected kidnappers attempted to escape on sighting the troops at Lame-Bureau forest.
“They were however neutralized and one of them identified as Ado Ahmad was arrested”.
“The Troops conducted thorough search around the camps where they recovered the following dangerous items; 1 Dane gun, 1 locally made Single Barrel gun, 1 locally made Pistol, 37 empty cases of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition.
“Other items recovered include 2 live rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 10 Cartridges, and 1 Gionee 7L800 Mobile telephone handset”.
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