Military Task Force Arrests 27 Suspected Cultists In Jos

NOVEMBER 21, 2020

The Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven has arrested 27 suspects after conducting series of raid operations on criminals and cultists hideouts in Jos, the Plateau State capital.

According to the Commander of the Task Force, Major General Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the suspects were arrested at various locations within the metropolis where the activities of cultists have been on the rise in recent times.

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Those apprehended included six females and their associates from Tripple Hotels in Apata area, Westside, Rukuba road, Jenta Adamu and Jenta Miango areas.

Items recovered in the course of the raid included three locally fabricated pistols, knives, machetes and some ammunition.

Similarly, number of drug barons were also arrested but have been handed over to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for further action.

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