Troops of Operation whirl stroke recorded tremendous successes against Kidnap kingpins in the general area of Igbom village in Nenzev council ward of Logo LGA, Benue state.
Following credible intelligence on the activities of a notorious kidnap syndicate in the area, troops of Sector 2 and 4, on 16 July 2020 carried out a raid operation on a suspected kidnappers den location at Tomayin village in Logo LGA of Benue State.
Troops had contact with the bandits leading to exchange of fire as troops closed in on the hideout .
Troops responded with superior fire forcing the armed bandits to fled in disarray into the bushes.
However, troops engaged the criminal elements in hot pursuit leading to the killing of one Zwa Ikyegh identified as the ring leader and others escaped with various degrees of gun shots wounds.
Troops also rescued 32 kidnapped victims some of whom have been in captivity for over a month.
Meanwhile, one AK 47 rifle, one AK 47 magazine, 6 locally made rifle, one locally made pistol and a magazine.
Troops also recovered include 22 rounds of 7.62mm Special ammunition, 2 cartridges, 2 motorcycles and some Charms.
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