A press release from the Nigerian Defence Headquarters that the military of Operation Hadarin Daji, neutralized armed bandits, rescued victims that were abducted and recovered livestock that were rustled in Sokoto and Zamfara.
It stated that the victims during interrogated said they were kidnapped on the 1st of June, 2020. It said the kidnapped victims have been handed over to the government of Sokoto State.
It mentioned also, in a similar incident, on 10th of July, 2020, that when the troops were on patrol they caught and arrested 5 members Yan Sakai group together with a gun fabricator. It said they were arrested along Maga-Kyabu-Tadurga village road.
Some of the items recovered from the criminals consist of one motorcycle, 10 Dane guns, one catapult and one knife. Other items recovered include, one saw, 16 plugs, one axe and three mobile phones.