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Troops capture gunrunner in Southern Kaduna

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. T. Yusuf Buratai
The suspected gunrunner

Troops of Mobile Strike Team II deployed in Kaduna have arrested a notorious gun runner and recovered 2 AK 47 assault rifles with 38 rounds of 7.62mm special while on clearance operation at suspected armed bandits’ hideout in Rigachikun general area of Kaduna State on 19 March 2018.

A statement by Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, Director Army Public Relations, said that due to criminal activities taking place at the  Rigachikun forest and environs, the Army place high surveillance in the general area to deny criminals freedom of operation . The success recorded so far is a proactive measure taken by the Army to dominate the general area and fish out criminals that are carrying out kidnapping, armed robbery and cattle rustling.

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