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Fulani Herdsmen Arrested by Soldiers with Sophisticated Arms by nairaway(m) : 11:22 am On Apr 19, 2016
The Assistant Director, Army Public Relations of the Guards Brigade, Capt. Bashir Jajira, has said that 92 Fulani herdsmen have been arrested by soldiers of the Guards Brigade if the Nigeria Army.
According to him, 36 of the suspects were arrested at a military checkpoint between Abuja and Nasarawa State, while another 56 were arrested at Dantata, along the Abuja Airport Road.
The two arrested groups were well armed. The first set of group confessed to the soldiers that they were on a mission to recover their stolen cows.
One pump action gun, 19 cartridge dane guns, 118 cartridge ammo, 28 cutlasses, 3 jack knives, 14 sticks, 7 torch lights, certificate of occupancy, assorted charms and hard drugs, were items recovered from them.
He disclosed that they would be handed over to the police for investigation and prosecution.
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