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Breaking: Soldiers foil kidnapping of travellers in Ondo, kill one bandit

Dec 23, 2020



1. Troops of 32 Artillery Brigade with other security agencies killed one of the six men armed bandit in a foils kidnapping and armed robbery operation along ibilo-Isua road in Igarra village.

The troops who were on patrol with other security agencies Ibilo-Isua road in Akoko southeast area of Ondo state encountered a group of armed bandits suspected to be kidnappers.

Pix: recovered cash, cigarette.

The bandit attempted to kidnap three (3) travelers in a gold painted Toyota Highlander 2006 model with registration number AKD 55 GS. On sighting the troops, the kidnappers tired to engage the troops in a gun battle but were defeated due to troops fire power.

This resulted to the killing of one of the kidnapper while others escaped into the forest with varying degrees of gunshot wounds.

2. After the incidence, three (3) of the kidnapper victims were rescued and the following items were also recovered at the scene of the incident. The sum of three hundred and fifty-five thousand hundred and Seventy Naira(N350,770.00), I cutlass, 11/2 sachet of tramadol hydrochloride(100mg) and 1 itel black phone.

3. The Commander 32 Artillery Brigade Brigadier General Zakari Abubakar advised the general public to give useful information on any suspected criminals and their hideout to the security agencies of the state.

The Nigerian Army and other security agencies in the state will continue to ensure the security of lives and properties during the festive period.

4. You are please to kindly disseminate this to the general public.

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