On Thursday, the troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH), intercepted two suspects with 370 rounds of ammunition.
The bullets was found in a Toyota Pathfinder that has registration number Plateau LGT 772 JN.
The driver had tried to maneuvre the military check point at Werreng along road Barkin Ladi – Jos, the Plateau capital.
“The car hit the barricade which resulted in the death of one of the suspects”, Major Ishaku Takwa, Military Information Officer said in a statement.
Preliminary investigation carried out revealed that one of them is Sergeant Azi Jonathan, a 30-year old police traffic warden. The deceased is 60 years old Nengak Daniel.
His body has been handed over to the Police Divisional Headquarters at Barkin Ladi, while Jonathan is undergoing further interrogation.
Other items recovered were one empty case of ammunition, N205,070, one dagger, 3 Techno phones, a torchlight, national identity card, a bag containing clothing materials and 3 wraps of cannabis.
The Commander OPSH, Major General Ibrahim Ali has commended the troops for their vigilance.
Ali reiterated the military command’s determination to flush out criminal elements on the Plateau and environs.
He further urged law-abiding citizens to continue with their normal activities and provide security agencies with credible information on criminal activities.
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