The Nigerian Army on says it has arrested about 86 suspected high profile criminals in the South East and Cross River in the ongoing “Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1’’.
Col. Aliyu Yusuf, Deputy Director, Public Relations of 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Enugu.
Yusuf said the suspects were handed over to relevant security agencies for further action.
He said that the arrests were made between Nov.1 and Dec.24 adding that the exercise recorded lots of achievements.
“Troops of sector 1, in 13 Brigade, Calabar, arrested a total of 38 suspects in its Area of Responsibility (AOR). The latest arrest occurred on Dec. 6, when troops conducted snap checkpoint in Obubra Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
“During the operation, three…