Nigerian Army Arrest & Parade Nine Gang Members In Connection To The Recent Benue Killings (Photos)

at 08:10 PM, 9 Jan 18 (1 month ago)
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Nine well-armed militia from Benue, claiming to be members of government sponsored security volunteers have been arrested by troops of 93 Battalion of the Nigerian Army stationed in Takum, Taraba State.

The armed gang were arrested at Arufu, a boundary town between Taraba and Benue States, a military intelligence source told PRNigeria on Tuesday.

Five of the suspects were armed with AK-45 rifles fully loaded. On their arrest, a reinforcement of a purported Civilian JTF Group came to prevent the troops from taking them to custody.

The military source further disclosed that when the soldiers stood their ground, the armed militia’s reinforcement later withdrew.

The officer said: “During the preliminary investigation the arrested armed gang claimed that the weapons were issued to them by one Aliyu Tashaku through an agent of government.

“The suspects also confirmed that they were 60 in number in their own camp located at Gbeyi, Benue State.

“However, further investigation revealed that they were more than 700 and well-armed at the camp where they were trained by selected ex-service men on a monthly allowance of N15,000.00 from their sponsors.”

Meanwhile, the suspects are cooperating with their investigators while security operatives are conducting further investigations to unravel the real sponsors of the armed gang and their motives.


slimber at 08:37 PM, 9 Jan 18 (1 month ago)
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Nah waa I don't trust all the milita
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Mykie010 at 10:50 PM, 9 Jan 18 (1 month ago)
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Dem wan cover up for Fulani people ,we know ur antics,these are cult boys in Benue,buhari has failed
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chukkychukky at 10:53 PM, 9 Jan 18 (1 month ago)
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sharrap dem look like fulani herdsmen for una eye, dis na vigilantee
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WhaleDog at 12:21 AM, 10 Jan 18 (1 month ago)
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Nigeria army or nija police ,u guys are acting outside of your jurisdiction,these guys are local vigilante protecting their people from fulanis unslaught.  .If u guys truly want to serve judgement to those mass murderer Fulani u know where to get em .Why are we so tribalized in this nation .This is annoying !! Parading innocent people as criminals

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favourita at 04:22 AM, 10 Jan 18 (1 month ago)
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Idiot fellows Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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willyking at 04:48 AM, 10 Jan 18 (1 month ago)
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This look like some vigilante group who where trying to protect their neighbor hood after the attack and buhari send is boy to arrest them so he can protect is fulani terrorist..
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Otikadinje at 06:27 AM, 10 Jan 18 (1 month ago)
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Leave those innocent vigilante  alone and go for the fulanis that have been killing our people.

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benosky4 at 08:48 AM, 10 Jan 18 (1 month ago)
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Cover-up story.

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