Two Notorious Criminals Killed in Bayelsa

The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe (ODS) said, Tuesday, that two suspected notorious militants have been killed in the creeks of Bayelsa State.
According to a statement by the Task Force, they were reportedly shot dead when the troops raided their camp.
The camp at Obama flow station in Nembe Local Government Area of the state, was also destroyed by troops. .
The Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Centre (JMCC), Lt. Col. Olaolu Daudu, said in the statement that troops of Sector 2 carried out the raid following a tip-off by locals.
Daudu identified one of the suspects as a notorious criminal popularly known as Labista.
Labista, who was on the wanted list of security agencies, was said to be behind high profile kidnapping, killing of security personnel in ambush, piracy, armed robbery and other criminal activities.
He said: “Labista” and his cohort dived into the river in a bid to escape while the raid was ongoing and were engaged by troops. At the end of the operation the bodies of two notorious criminals were found floating on water.
“They were recovered and deposited at government morgue. Items recovered are two single barrel guns, cutlass and four speed boats.”
He also quoted the Commander, ODS, Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman, as assuring the people of the region of their safety and security.
Suleiman also encouraged the people not to condone any form of sabotage, vandalism or acts of criminality because of their negative effects on the environment and economy.

Author: News Editor

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