Alleged Mastermind Of Benue killings In Police Net
The Nigerian Police has announced the arrest of Alhaji Laggi, 40, alleged ringleader of the the killing of over 73 residents of Benue State.
Laggi, who was arrested alongside three other suspects namely, Mallam Muminini Abdullahi, Muhammed Adamu and Ibrahim Sule, were swooped on by the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team.
A senior police officer who spoke with press men said the alleged killers were arrested at Tunga town, Nasarawa State.
He said, “Four principal suspects were arrested in Tunga town between February 16 and 19, 2018 by the IRT in connection with the killing of Sgt Solomon Dung, other police officers and many innocent citizens in Benue State.
“Alhaji Laggi is the gang leader of the herdsmen group that perpetrated the killings. He and three others have confessed to the killings and mentioned gang members in possession of the police rifles they took from the slain police officers.”