Authorities nab 49 abductors in Operation Forest Storm in Taraba


By Femi Bolaji.

Jalingo– A suspect, who composed a letter to the proprietress of a nursery and main, school in Taraba State, requiring N20 million or ran the risk of being abducted, has actually been jailed.

He was jailed together with other 48 thought abductors by operatives of an offending operation code-named Operation Forest Storm within one week.

The state’s Commissioner of Authorities, Alkasim Sanusi, accompanied by heads of other security firms, the other day, paraded the suspects at the head office of the state Authorities Command in Jalingo.

He described that the joint group of the security firms, throughout the operation, engaged the suspects in weapon fights, without any casualty taped.

He, nevertheless, kept in mind that a few of the suspects left with bullet injuries which they were being tracked by security representatives.

Sanusi even more advised members of the general public to help security firms in the state with info to make sure that relative peace returns.

Amongst products recuperated from the suspects were motorbikes, riffles, weapons, ammo and beauties