Nigerian Army declares four suspected bandits wanted in Taraba

Soldiers of Sector 3 of Operation Whirl Stroke from the 6 Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Jalingo, Taraba State, have cleared a bandit’s den in the Chinkai Forest of Wukari LGA and declared four suspects wanted.

The acting spokesman of the operation, Lieutenant Oni Olubodunde, who disclosed this in a statement, said that the bandits, on sighting the troops, fled, leaving behind several items including 12 mobile phones, three international passports and charms.

The statement reads in part: “Acting on intelligence reports on the activities of terrorist groups in the Chinkai Forest, troops succeeded in clearing the bandits’ hideout.”