Nigeria Troops Apprehend 5 Suspected Student Cultists, gun runner in Benue
Nigerian Army Troops coded, 707 Special Forces Brigade conducting EXERCISE AYEM AKPATUMA has arrested 5 suspected cultists at Katsina Ala local government area of Benue State.
The suspects are, Dennis Victor Terfa, Akuse Jacob Aondongu, Emmanuel Daniel Akpagher, Mr Idika Kelechi and Kpo Isaac.
Another troop stationed at Sector C of same Exercise during a search operations at Ukum Local Government Area arrested gun runners and cattle rustler.
A 55 year old weapon Instructor, Mr Samuel Gaza, who is also a member of the Livestock Guard among those arrested confessed to be rustler, who have been rustling cows for over 4 years before he was recruited by the state government.
Another suspect, Jato Aontoseer, confessed that he is a gun runner, while one Avaatyough Aontoseer said he is a weapon fabricator.
Items recovered from them include, one fabrique national rifle, 3 fabrique National and AK 47 magazines, one locally made pistol, 3 dane guns, 4 mobile phones, one axe, military belt, lanyard and a beret, charms and some quantity of indian hemp.