Army Recovers Arms, Ammunition From Militiamen In Nasarawa


Five suspected militiamen have been arrested by the Nigerian army at Ugyi town in Toto local government area of Nasarawa state.

Jude Chukwu, army spokesman, in a statement said dome arms were recovered from the militias. Some of the recovered arms are one Daihatsu SUV jeep, seven motorcycles, six dane guns and one locally made revolver pistol.

Other recovered items are four 9mm rounds of ammunition and a cartridge, twenty-six daggers with names and phone numbers written on each, one sword and forty pieces of customised regalia.

Also recovered from the suspects are N1, 205, as well as assorted charms.

Chukwu said the preliminary investigation was ongoing, adding they would be handed over to the appropriate authority on completion of the investigation.

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