Troops cleared kidnappers camp, killed one in Imo State


Troops of 34 Field Artillery Brigade involved in field training exercise of Operation CROCODILE SMILE conducted raid on two major kidnappers  camps belonging to “De-Well” and “De-Gbam” cultists groups  in Umoubi and Umudike forests, both in Ohaji Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State on Thursday 8th September 2016.
A statement by Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations said during the raid, one Chigozie aka “Chi boy”, a notorious kingpin of one of the cult groups  lost his life, while another member was later discovered dead in the forest and quite a number of the gang members were believed to have escaped with gun shot wounds.
“The troops recovered quite a number of military uniforms and mobile telephones and other household items before destroying the camps to prevent the cultists regrouping in the area. They have continued to comb the general area for other members of the kidnapping syndicate” he added.


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