A notorious militia leader in Benue state has been killed by security operatives in Benue.
Orjondu killed by the military
The most wanted militia group leader popularly known as Orjondu has been killed by the Nigerian military.
The military made this known via a press release on Twitter.
The Defence HQ Nigeria tweeting by @DefenceInfoNG, stated that: “In a special commando operation, a combined team of Operation Whirl Stroke Tracking Team and Special Forces troops of Sector 2 deployed in Zaki Biam carried out a raid operation on a criminal hideout off Zaki Biam and Katsina-Ala highway.
“The operation led to the neutralisation of Terugwa Igbagwa alias Orjondu.
“It would be recalled that Orjondu is the second most wanted criminal kingpin next to Gana in Benue State.
“He was responsible for kidnapping, armed robbery, assassination, gun-running and other criminal activities around Katsina-Ala, Ukum and Logo LGA’s for many years. Items recovered from him include One AK 47 Rifle, one locally made rifle, one AK-47 magazine with 30 rounds of 7.62mm special and some charms.
“The Military High Command congratulates Operation Whirl Stroke for their exploits in recent times.”