Police Arrest Suspected Bandits/Kidnappers In Benue

Officers of Operation Zenda JTF have trailed and arrested some members of a viscous syndicate led by one Anyogor Mnguor and Terhemen Mzaga also known as “Fullfire,” as part of a follow-up on the clampdown on bandits and their activities in the Sankera axis of Benue state.

A statement signed by the Benue State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Anene Sewuese Chatherine said that this gang members specialize 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 (9) rounds of 7.62x39mm live 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 General Hospital Ukum on 23/07/2023 who had been released. The suspect confessed to having been actively involved in the crime.