Update on the Security Situation in Jos Plateau State; Arrests 21 Suspects, Rescues 36 Victims
Written by Joey Shekwonuzhibo on August 15, 2021
Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN have continued with patrols to search for the few remaining victims of Rukuba road attack on commuters in Jos. Troops have also dominated Jos metropolis with robust patrols and surveillance to maintain law and order.
As of today 15 August 2021, troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN have rescued a total of 36 victims of the attack. They are in a stable health condition while those hospitalized are responding to treatment. Equally, more arrests have been made in connection with the heinous act bringing a total of 21 suspects in custody.
Troops have dominated Jos metropolis with robust patrols and surveillance. Security checkpoints have also been beefed up to enforce the curfew imposed on Jos North, Jos South, and Bassa local government areas.
While urging law-abiding citizens to comply with the curfew, the Commander Operation SAFE HAVEN has called for calm and urged all to always make good use of our help center lines to provide information to troops for prompt action. He further restated his commitment to deal with the perpetrators of the heinous act.
Military Information Officer
15 August 2021