The Police Command in Benue State, had nabbed accused notorious cultist and kidnapper, Monday Joseph, also known as ‘Mad Dog’ and his gang members in the area.
The cultist and his gang were arrested, while they were trying to dispose members of the public of their phones at Logo 1 area of Makurdi, the Benue State Capital.
The Police (PRO), Moses Yamu, said on Thursday, that SARS Operatives, nabbed the gunmen, recovered dangerous weapons from them.
According to him, “We received a distress call that some criminals were attacking and dispossessing innocent members of the public of their phones (Gsm handsets) at Logo 1 area of Makurdi metropolis.
” SARS Operatives on patrol responded immediately to the distress and got one Emmanuel Ifeanyi, 23, Who belonged to the Red Confraternity at the scene.”
He than led the operatives to his accomplice, one Monday Joseph, 26, aka “Mad Dog” a self confessed cult hitman of the Red Confraternity involved in several cult related killings and robbery in Makurdi.
” A locally fabricated revolver pistol with five rounds of live ammunition, knives, six handsets and assorted charms were recovered from them.
” Further investigation led to the arrest of Chimezie Ekeke, 28, Sonter Joshua, 15, and Hashimu Abdullahi,27, all male of Awe street and Logo 1 areas of Madurdi. They would be charged as soon as investigation is concluded, ” He also added.