determination to rid the society of crimes and all forms of criminality, the police have arrested five of the Fulani herdsmen involved in the midnight raid on Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State in April.
The suspects were arrested by operatives of the IGP’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) based on credible technical intelligence.
The arrested suspects were identified as Mohammed Zurai, Ciroma Musa, Sale Adamu, Suleiman Laute and Haruna Laute.
A Gionee L88 mobile phone with memory card containing the video recording of the massacre in the community was recovered from the suspects.
Also, the team arrested a three-man syndicate of deadly bank robbers and kidnappers and recovered arms, ammunition, dynamites and rifle servicing tools from them.
The gang members, Gogo Daniel Ume, Ikado Michael and Ifeanyi Kalu had been terrorizing Rivers, Imo and Enugu State, respectively.
Items recovered from them include three AK-47 rifles; 1 LAR rifle; 310 rounds of live ammunition; 12 rifle magazines; rifle servicing tools; cache of dynamite explosive; 1 Toyota Highlander Jeep; 1 Toyota Venza jeep; and 1 Ford Edge Jeep.