The police in Benue State have arrested four suspects in connection with banditry and kidnapping in the Sankera axis of the state.
Spokeswoman of the police in the state, Catherine Anene, said, “As part of the follow up on the clampdown on bandits and their activities in the Sankera axis of Benue State, officers of the Operation Zenda JTF trailed and arrested some members of a viscous syndicate led by one Anyogor Mnguor and Terhemen Mzaga, also known as Fullfire.
“These gang members specialise in kidnapping, attacking and killing members of the public. The most recent is the gruesome murder of innocent people at Akpuna community on 21/7/2023 in Ukum LGA.
“During the operation, the following suspects were arrested, Ordoonku Sunday Kusuv, Msughter Nyieyem, Terkaa Tayough and Liambee Adeadegh, also known as Don-Konyo. Nine rounds of ammunition were recovered from them.
“One Sonter Felix Tyozughul was also arrested in connection with the kidnap of Dr Asema Msuega, a resident doctor at the Ukum General Hospital, on 23/07/2023, who has been released. The suspect confessed to having been actively involved in the crime.”