By Ajogwu Jerry

In another record of successful encounter, troops of 101 Special Forces Battalion deployed in Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA on Wednesday while on routine patrol to Zamban village in Suntai Local Government Area of Taraba state repelled an attack by armed Fulani bandits and captured one of the criminals.

A statement by the Army Spokesman, Brig. Gen. Texas Chukwu said the troops also recovered one AK 47 Rifle, one pump action rifle, three dane guns and one round of 7.62mm Special.

Other items recovered from the bandits include, cartridges, three cutlasses, one jack knife and one mobile phone.

The captured bandit is presently in custody under going further interrogation.

Gen. Chukwu tasked members of the public to report any suspicious movements in their areas to the security agencies for prompt action.