Troops of 101 Special Forces Battalion deployed in Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA on Wednesday, 18 April 2018 while on patrol to Zamban village in Suntai Local Government Area of Taraba state successfully repelled an attack by armed Fulani bandits.
Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General Texas Chukwu disclosed this to the media on Thursday.
He said one of the bandits was captured during the encounter. Items recovered from the criminals include One AK 47 Rifle, One Pump Action Rifle, Three Dane Guns, One Round of 7.62mm Special, 36 Cartridges, Three Cutlasses, One Jack Knife, One Mobile Phone among others.
“The captured bandit is presently undergoing interrogation. The public is once again reminded to report any suspicious movements in their areas to the security agency for prompt action.” He added.