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In the continued fight against banditry  and kidnapping in Taraba State, troops of 114 Battalion (Rear) of 6 Brigade Nigerian Army in conjunction with other security forces, successfully destroyed multiple bandits hideouts and  rescued 4 kidnap victims. 

The swift and decisive operation to flush out Bandits and Kidnappers disturbing the peace in Yorro LGA and its environs commenced on 2nd February 2024. Troops came in contact with bandits at Gampu hills and Ban Yorro area and exerted superior fire power which made the bandits to flee the location leaving behind their abducted victims. The operation is still ongoing to ensure that other kidnapped victims who fled the area during the exchange of fire are found and reunited with their loved ones. The rescued kidnapped victims are Genesis M Samuel age 24 from Ganku village, Benard Denis age 28 from Fulfualgon village, Esther Titus age 35 from Kosanai village and the Emir of Pupulle son who was abducted at his residence on 18 January 2024  Isma’il Umar age 25.   

The Brigade is committed to ensuring the safety of citizens and dismantling all criminal infrastructure in Taraba State.  Members of the public are urged to continue to support the military by giving credible and timely information on suspicious movements to aid in improving security within the state.

You are please requested to disseminate this information through your medium. Thank you for your usual cooperation.



Acting Assistant Director 

6 Brigade Army Public Relations 

3 February 2024

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