The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that troops have arrested two suspected members of a militia gang terrorizing residents of Katsina-Ala in Benue State.
The Director of Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Texas Chukwu, said in a statement that investigations revealed that the two men were members of a notorious gang led by one Gana who is now at large.
Chukwu said: “Troops of 72 and 93 Battalions have arrested two suspected members of a militia gang terrorizing residents of Katsina Ala in Benue State and its environs following a tip off.
“Items recovered from the suspects include one locally made gun, one pistol, seven rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition and nine rounds of 9mm ammunition."
“Preliminary investigation revealed that they belong to a notorious militia gang led by one Mr. Gana who is now at large."
“Efforts are ongoing to arrest other members of the gang and their leader.”