101 Special Forces Battalion Troop deployed in Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA on Wednesday, 18 April, while on routine patrol to Zamban village in Suntai Local Government Area of Taraba state successfully repelled an attack by armed Fulani bandits.

In a statement by the Director Army Public Relations in Wednesday, Texas Chukwu, one of the bandits was captured during the encounter.

The suspect is currently being interrogated. Items recovered include:

a. One AK 47 Rifle.

b. One Pump Action Rifle

c. Three Dane Guns

d. One Round of 7.62mm Special.

e.36 Cartridges.

f. Three Cutlasses.

g. One Jack Knife.

h. One Mobile Phone among others.