By G9ija

The Defence Headquarters says troops of operation safe haven on Sunday arrested three gun runners and two kidnappers terrorizing parts of plateau state.
In a statement signed by the Director, Defence Media Operations, Major General Benard Onyeuko, the suspects are currently undergoing investigation before further actions will be taken.
He explained that on 24 July 2022 troops on clearance operation arrested three suspected gun runners at Shimakar village Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State. They are namely; Mr Julius Simon (alias Bagga) – 37yrs, Mr Wolta Zambai – 45yrs and Mr Iliya Peter (alias Doubok) 27yrs.
He added that troops on the same day also arrested two kidnappers- Alhaji Musa Usman 27yrs and Adam Mohammed 25yrs at Barkin Ladi, Plateau State.
The suspects were said to have confessed to have carried out several kidnapping activities in the general area including the kidnap of one Master Jeremiah Elijah a 6 years old which took place on 21 July 2022.
The military high command while commending the troops of Operation Safe Haven for their doggedness in the ongoing battle against insecurity, the defence headquarters called on members of the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on criminal activities to enable the armed forces win the war against all forms of criminality bedeviling the country