Soldier Rewarded for Rejecting Bribe from Cattle Rustlers

Soldier Rewarded for Rejecting Bribe from Cattle Rustlers

In a commendable display of integrity and professionalism, eight personnel of the Special Task Force under Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) have been rewarded for refusing a 1.5 million Naira bribe from suspected cattle rustlers in Plateau State.

The personnel, stationed at OPSH Sector 4, intercepted 30 rustled cows at the Bisichi checkpoint in Barkin Ladi local government area. These cattle, belonging to Shehu Umar and stolen from Mangu, were being transported when intercepted during a routine stop and search operation by the vigilant troops.

Soldier Rewarded for Rejecting Bribe from Cattle Rustlers

Upon interception, Anas Usman (20 years) and Gyang Cholly (42 years), occupants of the vehicle transporting the stolen cattle, attempted to bribe the troops to secure safe passage for the rustled animals. However, the troops steadfastly rejected the monetary offer, apprehended the suspects, and seized the bribe money as evidence.

Major General Abubakar, the commander of Operation SAFE HAVEN, commended the exemplary conduct of the personnel during the presentation of cash rewards. He urged other security personnel to emulate their courage and commitment to duty. Represented by Brigadier General MO Agi, Chief of Staff OPSH, the commander emphasized the importance of upholding integrity and professionalism in the discharge of security responsibilities.

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