Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army deployed on Operation SHARAN DAJI have carried out raid on livestock rustlers and armed bandits' camp at Barikin Daji forest near Masafa village in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State, on Wednesday 18th October 2016.
During the operation, the troops killed 4 bandits, recovered a motorcycle and destroyed all the camps at the forest.
Similarly troops of the same formation, in conjunction with local vigilante also carried out similar operation at the notorious livestock, armed bandits and kidnappers hideout in Anchau forest, Kubau Local Government Area, Kaduna State same day.
During the operation, 3 kidnappers, Umaru Buje, Sanusi Shuaibu and Samaila Ibrahim were arrested by the troops.
The arrested persons are currently being interrogated.
Thank you for your kind cooperation.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman
Acting Director Army Relations