Some suspected armed robbers and cultists that have been terrorizing Benue state have been paraded by the Benue State police command today.
In a statement released by the Police command, The Force received a distress call on Tuesday 8th of August, that some criminals were attacking and dispossessing innocent members of the public of their phones(GSM handsets) at Logo I area of Makurdi metropolis.
The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives on patrol responded immediately to the distress call and got a 23-year-old Emmanuel Ifeanyi who belongs to the Red Confraternity, arrested at the scene.
While trying to escape, he led the operatives to his accomplice, 26-year-old Monday Joseph, aka “Mad Dog”- a self confessed Cult hitman of the Reds Confraternity involved in several cult related killings and robbery in Makurdi.
Knives, six (6) handsets, a locally fabricated revolver pistol with five (5) rounds of live ammunition and assorted charms were recovered from them.
Further investigation led to the arrests of 28-year-old Chimezie Ekeke, 15-year-old Sonter Joshua and 27-year-old Hashimu Abdullahi, all male of Awe Street and Logo 1 areas of Makurdi.
They would be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.