In a recent statement, Capt. James Oya, the Media Officer of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), the Special Military Task Force responsible for maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Bauchi and Kaduna States, announced significant achievements in their ongoing operations.
Between October 16 and October 22, the OPSH troops carried out a series of successful operations. They neutralized four suspected bandits, arrested 120 individuals involved in various criminal activities, and rescued four kidnapped victims.
The suspects apprehended by OPSH were involved in crimes such as kidnapping, armed robbery, cattle rustling, and drug peddling. Additionally, others were arrested for the illegal possession of arms and ammunition.
Capt. James Oya highlighted that the troops had also thwarted five potential attacks on vulnerable communities and responded to 28 distress calls, ensuring the safety of the local populace.
Furthermore, sophisticated weapons were recovered from some of the arrested suspects. Those apprehended for car and motorcycle theft have been handed over to the police for prosecution, reinforcing OPSH’s commitment to restoring peace and security in the Nigerian region.