Troops of Operation Forest Sanity carried out raid and rescue operations in Kuriga and Manini communities of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Tuesday.
The troops engaged bandits found in the location in a gunbattle, cleared the camp, and rescued six kidnapped victims held captive.
The rescued victims are Sahura Hamisu, Ramlatu Umar, Saudatu Ibrahim, Maryam Shittu, Fatima Shuaibu, and Khadijah Mohammed (along with her infant child).
The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Arwan, said the report was part of the recent operational feedback to the Kaduna State Government.
“The Kaduna State Government has noted the report, and especially the rescue of six kidnapped citizens, with gratitude. The Government warmly commended the troops, police personnel, intelligence operatives, vigilante members and other security forces, for another successful round of operations.
“The Kaduna State Government conveys its deep appreciation to the Chief of Defence Staff, the Chief of Army Staff, the Chief of Air Staff, the General Officer Commanding, 1 Division Nigerian Army, and the Director General, Department of State Services, for the ongoing wave of onslaughts against criminal enclaves.”
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