Troops rescue abducted Plateau traditional ruler


Troops of the Operation Safe Haven (OSH) have rescued the abducted traditional ruler, Mr. Gyang Balak, the Da Gwom Rwei, Vwang district , Jos-south Local Government Area of Plateau state.
AmazingTimes had reported that the traditional ruler was abducted on Sunday night on his way home, near the main gate of the National Institute For Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru in Jos.  Balak was said to have been freed on Monday night.
Spokesman of OSH, Maj. Ishaku Takwa, confirmed the release of the traditional ruler in a statement on Tuesday in Jos.
The statement said: “Immediately the incidence was reported, the commander Operation SAFE HAVEN Major General Ibrahim Ali placed the troops of Sector 6 deployed at Riyom on red alert and to embark on hot trail of the perpetrators.
“Consequently, the troops in conjuction with other security agencies, Vigilante group and Hunters conducted clearance operations in the mountenious region of Sabon Gida Kanal, Gero and Dahol general area. Two suspects were arrested at an abandoned building during the operation.
“This development led to the release of the paramount ruler by his abductors. He has been united with his family.
“While commending the troops for their swift response, the commander operation SAFE HAVEN, Maj Gen Ibrahim Ali, appreciate the efforts of the Vigilante, the Hunters group and all who provided useful information to security agencies during the operation.”
The statement also called on law abiding citizens to be security conscious and always observe and report any suspicious movement of persons in their area.”


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