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Nigerian Army arrests two suspected terrorists in Benue

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.

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The troops also recovered dangerous weapons including: one locally made gun, one pistol, seven rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, one round of 9mm ammunition.

Texas Chukwu, Director Army Public Relations, in a statement, said preliminary investigation revealed that those arrested belong to a notorious militia gang led by one Mr Gana, who is now at large.

He added, “Efforts are on to arrest other members of the gang including their leader.

“The public is once again reminded to report any suspicious activities in their areas to the law enforcement agents.”