It was reported that the Nigeria Army has rescued 10 victims who had been chained in the bandit’ s camp during clearance operations in the Chikun and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.
The information was disclosed by the State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs in a statement that was issued on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.
According to the statement, the hostages were found after troops in Igabi dislodged a location known as ” Daban Lawal Kwalba” and defeated heavily armed bandits who were guarding them.
Aruwan added that throughout the clearance operations that were taking place across the two LGAs, the army was successful in eliminating numerous bandits.
He said, ” Troops of Operation Forest Sanity neutralized several bandits and dislodged camps during clearance operations conducted across some hard- to- reach locations spanning Chikun and Igabi LGAs, ” the statement read.
” As disclosed in operational feedback, the troops neutralized an unspecified number of bandits while clearing out insurgent and bandit camps at Apewohe in Chikun LGA.
” The operation extended to Dakwala and Kunai hills in the same LGA, where more hideouts were cleared, though no contact was made with bandits.
” Another camp was similarly dislodged at a location known as ‘ Daban Lawal Kwalba’ in Igabi LGA after the troops overpowered heavily armed bandits guarding hostages.