Troops conducting clearance operation in Numan general area of Adamawa State has neutralised 10 armed bandits terrorising communities during an encounter.
A statement from Texas Chukwu, Director Army Public Relations said, the ten bandits were neutralised during an operation which lasted for one hour.
“Items recovered include: 18 motorcycles, two Dane guns, one sub machine gun, one double barrel,fFour cartridges, thirteen rounds of 7.62mm ammunition NATO special, and one cutlass.
“Also, one of the bandits, Adamu Umar was captured during the operation.
” Preliminary investigation is ongoing; meanwhile, the suspects and the remains of the 10 bandits neutralized have been handed over to the Nigeria Police.
” The general public is hereby advised once again to always report any suspicious activities to the law enforcement agents for prompt action,” The statement said.