By Abdulaziz Sani
The troops of Joint Task Force Operation Delta Safe have raided the camps of sea robbers/pirates and kidnappers at Oluwasiri and Agbidama creeks in Brass and Ekeremor LGAs of Bayelsa State respectively and rescued two captives.
Addressing journalists on Wednesday in Yenagoa, the commander of the task force, Apochi Sulaiman, said during the operations in Oluwasiri, the troops rescued two kidnapped victims.
“One of the victims sustained gunshot injury during the crossfire. He is currently receiving medical attention in one of our facility in Port Harcourt.
“Items recovered during the raids include: One HK 21E Rifle, One Rocket Propelled Gun launcher, 4 AK 47 rifles, 3 pistols, 61 pieces of 12.7/108mm ammo, 5 empty rifles magazine, one empty pistol magazines, 36 pieces of 7.62mm ammo, 15 pieces of 9mm ammo, among others items,” Mr Sulaiman, a rear admiral, said.
He expressed the task force’s resolve to ensure peaceful socio-economic environment for business to thrive in the area.