Nigeria Army arrest 5 suspected militias in Nasarawa State, recover arms
Nasarawa, April 26, 2018 (AltAfrika)-Nigerian Army Troops of the 177 Guards Battalion have arrested five suspected militias at Ugyi town in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa state.
A statement issued by the army spokesman, Brig-Gen Texas Chukwu, stated that the troops also recovered some arms from the militias during a raid.
He added the troops recovered one Daihatsu SUV jeep, seven motorcycles, six dane guns and one locally made revolver pistol.
Other items recovered are: four 9mm rounds of ammunition and a cartridge, twenty six daggers and a list containing phone numbers, one sword and forty pieces of customised regalia.
Brig-Gen. Chukwu who stated further that the troops recovered assorted charms, said preliminary investigation was ongoing, adding they would be handed over to the appropriate authority on completion of the investigation.