The police in Benue State yesterday disclosed that they had uncovered hidden graves in Gbatse village with 11 bodies of people suspected to have been killed by kidnappers in Ushongo Local Government Area of the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Catherine Anene, disclosed this to newsmen in Makurdi. Anene said one suspect has been arrested, adding that “as soon as we conclude interrogating him, we will give out the full information.”
It was gathered that the suspect, a gang leader of a kidnapped and armed robbery syndicate, was arrested following a tip-off by members of the community. The suspect and his gang were alleged to have killed their victims and buried them after collecting their motorcycles in order to conceal their crime and to avoid arrest. Read more