The Troops of 6 Brigade Garrison Nigerian Army on Anti kidnapping Patrol, have rescued kidnapped victims and captured 2 kidnappers.
The victims which were rescued around CBN- BABAYA- U in Ardo Kola Local Government Area of Taraba State, were acting on credible information which they conducted a rescue operation on kidnappers hideout at early hour of Sunday 26 November 2023.
Our correspondent gathered that, the swift response of the troops and conduct of raid operation on the terrorist’s hideout led to the capture of one Mr Awwal Bobo,32 and Mr Sallau Abdul, 33 as well as extrication and safe rescue of the victims named Mrs Fauziyya Yusuf and Mr Abdulsallam Abubakar.
Source also confirmed that, in the process, two of the Kidnappers were arrested, while others absconded upon sighting the troops. Troops are on their trail and are charging to apprehend them soon.
One of the rescued Victims have since been reunited with his family while the other is currently been offered necessary medical attention and support to ensure her physical and emotional well-being before been handed over to her family.
Meanwhile, the Commander, 6 Brigade Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Frank Etim, has commended the timely response of the troops. He charged them not to relent in ensuring peace and safety of the citizens. He further enjoined the citizens to relentlessly cooperate and support the security agencies by providing timely security information to enhance troops’ prompt response to security issues.