Abuja - Troops of the 34 Field Artillery Brigade have killed an alleged kingpin of cult groups following operations in kidnappers’ dens in Imo State.
The slain suspect has been named as Chigozie, also known as “Chi boy.”
Another member was later discovered dead in the forest.
Troops have been clearing the dens under the Operation Crocodile Smile.
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The armed forces carried out the operations at camps belonging to “De-Well” and “De-Gbam” cultists groups in Umoubi and Umudike forests, both in Ohaji Egbema Local Government Area.
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,” said Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations. For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.
- CAJ News