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Troops Apprehend 6 Kidnappers, Reject 2 Million Naira Bribe in Taraba State

Boom RadioNG | May 20, 2024
Troops of the 6 Brigade Nigerian Army/Sub Sector 3 OPWS captured six suspected kidnappers in Taraba despite attempts to bribe them with 2 million Naira for release. The arrests were made during separate operations on May 19, 2024.Acting on a tip-off, troops from the 93 Battalion apprehended Usman Gide Ali, 25, and Abdulrahaman Amadu, 28, in Chinkai Village.

Nigerian Army photo credit: Nigeria Army

The suspects, on the wanted list for multiple kidnappings, tried to bribe the soldiers but were refused.In Ibi LGA, troops arrested four more suspects linked to high-profile abductions targeting locals and foreigners: Jafaru Banyi, 28, Mohammad Ardo, 25, Amadu Lawal Shatta, 20, and Biyu Ardu, 25.The Brigade Commander commended the troops’ courage and integrity, emphasizing their refusal to accept bribes as a demonstration of professionalism.

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