Nigerian Army rescues two kidnap victims in Taraba state.


By Atlanta Hannah

Troops of Six Brigade Nigerian Army and Sector Three Operation Whirl Stroke, in collaboration with other security agencies in Taraba state, have rescued two kidnap victims and arrested three suspected kidnappers.

In a statement released to newsmen by Commander, Six Brigade Jalingo, Brigadier General Kingsley Chidiebere Uwa, stated that the Army having carried out proper investigation raided mountain Adamu kabiti in Lau Local Government Area and rescued the kidnap victims.

According to the statement, the intense operation forced the criminals to flee abandoning their hostages, while the three suspects, Haruna Buba, Hassan Kakale, and Hussaini Kakale were arrested on the spot.

The statement disclosed that the rescued victims, Hauwa’u Alh Umaru and Asma’u Alh Umaru, who were abducted on 7th July 2024, were immediately taken to the Brigade’s Headquarters for psychological and medical support and thereafter were handed over to their families.

While handing over the victims to their families, Brigadier General Kingsley Chidiebere Uwa commended the troops for their bravery and reaffirmed the Brigade’s commitment to the safety and security of residents in Taraba state.

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