OPWS troops rescue kidnapped victims, foil Benue robbery attack  

Troops of Operation Whirls Stroke (OPWS) have arrested two kidnap kingpins and foiled attempts by kidnappers in Zaki Biam Ukum local government area of Benue state. 

The notorious kidnappers identified as Kperai Daniel and Kanyitor Chiangi were known to have specialised in kidnapping locals for ransom.

The Public Relations Officer  (PRO) of OPWS, Flight Lieutenant Audu Hussaini Katty, in a statement Sunday said the suspects are currently undergoing investigation after which they would be handed over to relevant authorities for prosecution.

In another development, Lt. Audu said troops of Operation Whirls Stroke while on routine patrol along Makurdi-Lafia Road foiled armed robbery incident and rescued one Mr Samuel Ishaya who was attacked by armed robbers while plying the road on the 2 December, 2022 at about 7:45pm.

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