Nigerian military kills 3 kidnappers, arrests 2 in Oyo Kidnappers’ hideout
The Nigerian military has said that its troop killed three kidnappers, arrest others and recovered four AK 47 rifles in an operation at their hideouts in the Southwest part of the country.
The Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, John Enenche, a Major General said the operations were parts of the military aggressive fight against insecurity and economic sabotage in the Southwest zone of the country.
“During the operation, three suspects were neutralized and two others were arrested while four AK47, one rifle and four magazines loaded with 48 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) were recovered,” he said.
According to him, operatives of Operation BURST in conjunction with vigilantes had on Oct. 2, raided a suspected kidnapper’s hideout at old Oyo National Park forest in Kishi Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Enenche said the update covered military operations between Sept. 25 and Oct. 7 in the South West zone of the country.
He said the troops of Operation AWATSE had intensified the fight against pipeline vandals, economic saboteurs and other criminal elements.