JTF Raids Militants Camps In Bakassi, Akpabuyo, Recover 23 Human Skulls

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By CrossRiverWatch Admin

skulls (picture credit: google)
skulls (picture credit: google)

The Nigerian military, Thursday in a statement said their operatives raided 4 militant camps belonging to suspected members of the Bakassi Strike Force and discovered a total of 23 human skulls at different levels of decomposition and a full human skeleton in Bakassi and Akpabuyo local governments in Southern Cross River state.

A statement by the Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Center for the Joint Task Force for the Niger Delta region, also known as Operation Delta Safe, Lieutenant Colonel Olaolu Dauda, said the camps located at Ikot Ene Idem, Abakpa and Ikang Inam communities in Bakassi and Akpabuyo LGAs were destroyed on Wednesday while the search continues for the perpetrators of killings.

Part of the statement read, “In fulfillment of Operation Delta Safe’s mandate to rid the Niger Delta region of crude oil theft, sea robbery, all forms of criminality and protection of oil and gas facilities, on October 26, 2016, troops of Sector 4 in Cross River State, acting on a tip-off, carried out raids of Ikot Ene Idem, Abakpa and Ikang Inam communities in the Bakassi and Akpabuyo local government areas.

“During the cordon-and-search operations, troops discovered 4 militant shrines with 23 human skulls in various stages of decomposition, a complete human skeleton and several other human body parts. The shrines were destroyed as troops continued the search for the perpetrators of these heinous acts against humanity.”

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