Nigerian soldiers have caught six herdsmen while they were destroying a farmland in Kwata Sule area of Benue state.
The six herdsmen after they were arrested
Troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade have arrested 6 herdsmen, caught in the act of farmland destruction.
Troops while on patrol in the general area of Kwata Sule on 17 March 18 encountered the herdsmen in the act prompting their arrest. After initial interrogation, the suspects were handed over to the police for further action.
Similarly, troops on patrol in the general area of Chembe, Tse-Gundu, Tse-Iordye and Sbaor settlements sighted two herdsmen on motorcycle along Kwata Shaor river bank. Herdsmen abandoned their motorcycle and fled. On search of the general area, one round of 7.62mm special was discovered. Troops continue to dominate the general area with patrols.
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Brigadier General Texas Chukwu
Director Army Public Relations