The troops of the Nigerian Army have decimated 74 illicit refineries and a few camps having a place with ruffians and militants in Bayelsa and Rivers States.
The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, said in an announcement on Friday that the troops of the 2 Brigade, Port Harcourt, did the operation during the continuous “Operation Crocodile Smile.”
Colonel Usman said that the troops decimated the illicit refineries and the ruffians with the use of ‘swan surrey and other expert hardware.’
He likewise said that troops of the 34 Artillery Brigade required in the operations assaulted two refuges of kidnappers and killed two of the kingpins in Ohaji Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State on Thursday.
Colonel Usman recognized one of the murdered hijack kingpins as Chigozie moniker Chi Boy.
The Acting Director, Army Public Relations said that the militants’ camps in Umuobi and Umudike Forests had a place with ‘De-Welk and De-Gbam’ cult bunches in the region.
“A significant number of the group individuals were accepted to have gotten away with bullet shots injuries.”
“The troops recouped military uniforms, phones and family property things from the hoolums.
“The troops of Sub Sector Bravo struck different refuges of suspected criminals on Wednesday taking after a tip off at Akupoku people group however made no capture.