Police Parade Four Suspects Linked To Killings In Benue, Nasarawa

Suspects paraded by the police


The police have paraded four herdsmen allegedly involved in the killing of nine of their personnel and several civilians in both Benue and Nasarawa communities since January 1, 2018.

The Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Operations, Mr Habila Joshak, paraded the suspects on Tuesday evening at the Benue State Police Command.

Mr Habila Joshak addresses reporters at the State Police Command in Makurdi


Mr Joshak also informed reporters in Makurdi, the Benue state capital that credible intelligence and confessions of the suspects have led to more arrest of the perpetrators.

According to him, the arrests were made in Tunga, a community in Nasarawa State, where Governor Samuel Ortom (of Benue) had previously alleged that armed terrorists were camped.

Some of the items recovered from the suspects


The DIG said the intelligence has also led to the recovery of large cache of arms and series of breakthrough, adding that police would parade more of the suspects soon.

Back view of the suspects


More to follow…

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