ANTI NARCOTICS OPERATION YIELDS DIVIDEND IN JOINT OP WITH THE NDLEA
1. Troops of 145 Battalion (R) and operatives of NDLEA on Saturday, 11 November 2017 acting on an intelligence report conducted a joint raid on some hard drug black sports in Umuahia general area. During the raid, substances suspected to be cocaine and marijuana were recovered.
2. Suspects including a 60 year old woman were arrested during the raid. The substances and suspects have been handed over to the NDLEA for investigation and prosecution.
ANTI – KIDNAPPING ACTIVITIES OF 14 BRIGADE YIELDS FRUIT
1. At about 8pm on 10 November 2017, Barrister Michael Okwundu Onyeka, the general overseer of Victorious Peoples Assembly was kidnapped by armed hoodlums in Aba.
2. Acting on tip off from the locals, own troops of 144 Bn Aba combed bushes of Ngboko general area on Sunday, 12 November 2017, rescued the kidnapped pastor who was in good condition. Suspects ran away on sighting own troops. However, own troops are on their trail with a view to arresting them.
IPOB MEMBERS ARRESTED IN ABA
1. Troops of 144 Battalion on patrol in Aba town on Sunday, 12 November 2017 at about 4am in Alaoji Fly Over general area of Aba arrested 3 suspected members of proscribed IPOB organization in Aba, Abia State. The suspects are; Mr Nwagbougwu Okeke, aged 55yrs, Mr Chidiebere Nwaoha, aged 35yrs and Mr John Nwaogazi, aged 50yrs.
2. The suspects were caught distributing flyers and posters with caption “No Election In Anambra State”. The suspects and flyers have been handed over to the Department of State Security for further investigation.
3. 14 Brigade, Nigerian Army will continue to partner with other security agencies to flush out criminality and anti social activities within the State. Members of the public are respectfully requested to pass timely information to the security agencies.
Assistant Director Army