The joint force deployed in the Niger Delta, on Friday, said it freed a kidnap victim and arrested seven suspects in multiple raids.
Col. Isa Ado, spokesman for the joint military team christened Operation Pulo Shield, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa that the operation was carried out on Friday.
“Troops of the Joint Force Operation PULO SHIELD deployed at Pirigbene, on June 17, rescued one Mrs Seigha Samson, sister to a member of Bayelsa State House of Assembly.
“She was rescued in the creeks after three weeks in captivity”, Ado said.
Also, troops raided and demolished cultist camps on June 16 in Ibaa, Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers.
According to the spokesman, five cultists’ camps were destroyed; while seven suspects were arrested. Locally made pistol was recovered from the suspects. (NAN)