By IKANA ADAKOLE, Otukpo
The Benue State Police Command through its anti-crime outfit Operation Zenda has arrested nine suspects in Vandeikya Local Government Area of Benue State, with assorted arms and ammunition in their possession.
According to a Police statement, those arrested are; Aondohemba Ahugwuor , Lamhbee Waye , Aondokula Ugee , Tezuge Tyonginenen , Kwaghngyo Akule and four others, all of Vandeikya LGA.
It informed that the following were recovered from the suspects: “On 15th January 2016 at 5pm following a tip off, Zenda Operatives Mine with some youth that were granted amnesty recently by the state government arrested and recovered one Ak 47 rifle, two Makarov pistols, three locally made pistols, three dane guns, five live ammunitions, 10 muzzles already cut to size for fabricating pistols,one gas cylinder and various tools.”
In a related development, it informed that one Aondokaa Akile a notorious armed robbery suspect and member of the gang is at large was also arrested, adding that investigation in progress.