Operation Safe Haven Asst Commander killed in Plateau

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The two-star immigration officer, Christopher Luka, was attached to Sector 4 of the Operation as an assistant sector commander.

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A senior immigration officer who served as the Administration Officer for Sector 4 of Operation Safe Haven in Barikin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State has been killed in the Fan community of Fan District within the same local government area.

Operation Safe Haven is a multisecurity taskforce comprising soldiers, immigration officers, police, men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corpse and Customs personnel, saddled with the responsibility of maintaining peace in the state.

The two-star immigration officer, Christopher Luka, was attached to Sector 4 of the Operation as an assistant sector commander.

Sources from Barikin Ladi told our correspondent that the officer was killed on Wednesday night when he led troops from the Operation to recover cattle rustled in the area on Friday.

It was learnt that 92 cattle were rustled, and 52 were recovered following the sector commander’s efforts. The operatives were reportedly attacked while attempting to recover the remaining 40 cattle.

It was gathered that personnel from the operation were mobilized to the area Wednesday morning in response to the killing of the assistant sector commander.

When contacted, the command’s spokesperson, Major Samson Zhakom, neither respond to calls nor reply to  a text message by our correspondent.

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