The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai yesterday during an operational visit to troops on various states intercepted four local armed robbers along Numan – Yola high way.

A statement by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu said, the robbers who blocked  the Numan – Yola high way, robbing motorists and passengers of their belongings, were intercepted by the convoy of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai at about 11:30pm – 12:00am.

Items recovered include; 3 Dane guns, Machetes and assorted charms.

General Chukwu said, the suspects had since been handed over to the Nigerian Police for further investigation and prosecution.

He further advised the general public to always give useful and timely information to the security agency for prompt response.