Military team of Operation Whirl Stroke arrest six kidnappers

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The cracked military team of Operation Whirl Stroke operating in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba has arrested six kidnappers and rustlers in Nasarawa and four militias including a weapons manufacturer from Benue, recovering five assaulted weapons and twelve others at various stages of manufacturing.

The Theater Commander, Major Adeyemi Yekini, while parading the suspects at the OPWS Headquarters in Makurdi, identified one Sadiq Saidu, a herdsman, leading a gang of rustlers with over two thousand stolen herds of cattle and kidnapping of Fulani Herdsmen for ransom in Niger, Nasarawa, Kogi and parts of the FCT.