Ishaku Takwa, a spokesperson for Operation Safe Haven in Plateau and environs, said, “I don’t have the details.’’
The arresting troops said they were prevented from accessing the community with stones and other dangerous objects.
Army commander Ibrahim Ali competition was part of its non-kinetic approach toward achieving peace in communities.
The gang is suspected to have masterminded the recent jailbreak at Jos prison.
The traditional ruler was kidnapped on Sunday night on his way to Vom, a few metres before the main gate of the National Institute For Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS).
Gunmen have Kidnapped Da Gyang Balak, the Gwom Rwei (district head) of Vwang District of Jos-south local government area.
The victims were kidnapped by the same gang on two separate days in January 9 and 10 respectively.
The committee has the mandate to find solutions to the clashes and killings in the state.
The military said the consistent call for self-defence would escalate the security challenges bedevilling the state.