By Chimezie Godfrey
The troops of Operation Safe Haven have apprehended a notorious cultist and armed robber in Jos.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters Abuja, Maj Gen John Enenche disclosed this on Wednesday.
Enenche stressed that in continuation of intensive kinetic operations against bandits and other criminals in the North Central zone, troops of Operation Safe Haven have sustained an aggressive posture against the criminal elements.
According to him, on 14 December 2020, troops of Operation Safe Haven conducted a dawn raid at the hideout of suspected cultists at Rukuba road in Jos North LGA of Plateau state.
He said that the raid which was conducted following actionable intelligence on the location of the hideout, led to the arrest of a notorious cultist and armed robber, one Mr Gideon Moses with 1 automatic pistol.
The Defence Spokesperson revealed that the suspect has been on the wanted list of security agencies for some time.
He also disclosed that the suspect is in custody undergoing further interrogation after which he will be handed over to the relevant prosecution agency for appropriate action.