JUST IN: Killers Of 3 Policemen In Benue State Arrested [PHOTO]
The Benue State Police Command has arrested the suspected killers of three officers in a bloody attack on a police station in Igumale, Ado local Government Area of the state on October 2nd.
The suspect include 24-year-old Gabriel Ocheme, also known as Embassy, (pictured) who allegedly led the attack and another member of the gang, Okwori Oko, 25. The gang also carted away many arms and ammunition.
Police Commissioner, Bashir Makama, who briefed newsmen in Makurdi. while parading the suspects along four other criminals, said the police were on the trail of other members of the gang.
"We are trailing other members of the gang and also making concerted efforts to recover the arms the gang carted away from the Igumale Police Station. We discovered that the gang is made up of young men who are sometimes hired as mercenaries to prosecute inter-communal crisis in the state. They are also known for masterminding several highway robberies in the Benue south area of the state, including the attacks on police patrol and stop-and-search teams in the area." said Makama