Lifeless bodies of 2 kidnapped women found, as several bandit camps were destroyed in Kaduna

Lifeless bodies of 2 female kidnapped victims found

The lifeless bodies of two of five victims kidnapped by bandits have been discovered by gallant troops of Operation Forest Sanity as fighting patrols continues in Chikun/Kachia/Kajuru LGAs of Kaduna State.

This was contained in a statement signed by Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State.

My Aruwan said the three other kidnapped victims were rescued and several bandit camps destroyed.

The statement reads;

“Feedback to the Kaduna State Government revealed that the troops engagaed bandits around Kwanti, Chikun LGA. As the bandits fled into the forest, they left behind four motorcycles recovered by the troops. The troops burned down the dozens of camps in sight.

Lifeless bodies of 2 female kidnapped victims found

“Upon scouring the area, the troops found two male kidnapped victims, identified as Muntaka Abubakar and Nwabueze John. Also discovered were the corpses of two unidentified female victims who had been killed by the bandits.

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“The corpses were evacuated while the rescued victims were reunited with their families, after first aid was administered on one of them who was carrying an injury.

“Another kidnapped victim, 85-year-old Tabawa Laraba, was rescued by the troops in Kuzo general area. She was examined and debriefed before being reunited with her family.

“The troops extended fighting patrols to Abrom, Gabachuwa and Kujeni forest areas spanning Kajuru, Chikun and Kachia LGAs.

“Bandits similarly fled their camps on sighting the advancing forces. The troops dislodged the camps, and recovered two damaged AK-47 rifles along with three mobile phones, some military uniforms and materials for making explosives.”

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