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Troops kill three notorious kidnappers who participated in Jos prison break

Troops of Operation Safe Haven, killed three members of a notorious gang of kidnappers, believed to have participated in the Jos prison jail break on 28 November 2021.

The Military Information Officer, Major Ishaku Takwa, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, January 21, said that the syndicate has been on the watchlist of Operation SAFE HAVEN and believed to have masterminded the recent kidnap incidences on the Plateau.

According to Takwa, the syndicate met its waterloo when troops of Operation Safe Haven tracked them to Gyero general area where they plan and carry out their nefarious activities.

“The kidnappers on sighting the troops opened fire. Our troops responded with superior fire power resulting in the killing of three members.

“Items recovered from the syndicate includes, one AK-47 Rifle, 2 AK-47 rifle magazines, 101 live rounds of 7.62mm ammunition and one tricycle (Keke Napep).

“Other items recovered include 2 phones, 2 sharp knives and 2 military headwarmers,” he stated.

The Commander Operation Safe Haven, Major General Ibrahim Ali, who commended the resilience of the troops for another successful operation, warned kidnappers and perpetrators of evil to stay clear of Plateau State as he has restated his determination to make the state unbearable for all criminals to operate.

General Ali further urged law abiding citizens to cooperate with security agencies and promptly report any suspicious movement in their area.

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