Military Begins Manhunt Of Nembe AttackersLatest News, News Sunday, August 9th, 2015
By Collins Amadi – Following the weekend bloody attack on its Nembe Bayelsa location, in which about five soldiers were killed, the Joint Task Force (JTF) Operation – PULO SHIELD has carried out a cordon and launched search Operation of suspected Militants’ camps, responsible for the onslaught at the Ke Community in Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State (DELGA), South South Nigeria.
Consequently, the Military informed that a Militant camp has been destroyed by the JTF troops while 6 suspects, comprising four male and two female were arrested.
“Large quantities of Arms and live Ammunition were also recovered from the camp. The arrested suspects are in custody of the JTF and are helping the Task Force in the investigation that will lead to the arrest of other fleeing suspects and their sponsors. Other items recovered from the militant camp include three speed boats, communication gadgets and generators” Defence confirmed in a post Sunday.
Similarly, Military disclosed that the Task Force was in hot pursuit for other fleeing suspects and in no time, would catch up with them and bring them to justice, adding “the JTF will continue to dominate the creeks and waterways of the Niger Delta Region and will not rest until the perpetrators of this heinous act are apprehended”.
In the meantime, the JTF has called on the members of the public with credible information that could lead to the arrest of other fleeing suspects to approach it, so as to carry out its operation effectively in line with its mandate and “Zero Tolerance Campaign against all acts illegalities in the region”.
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