Nigerian Soldiers Arrest Chief Priest Supplying Spiritual Powers To Militant Group In Nasarawa State
The army today said that a militia camp has been destroyed during a raid at Ugya village in Toto local government area of Nasarawa State, while the Chief Priest, spiritual leader of the gang has been arrested by troops.
Its Director of public relations, Brig Gen Texas Chukwu, said in a statement that the operation was carried out by troops of the 177 Guards battalion.
Gen Chukwu said:
“Troops of 177 Guards Battalion while on raid operation at Ugya village in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State destroyed some armed militia camp.
“The Spiritual Head of the militia group, one Angulu Idaku was also arrested.
“Items recovered include: Seven locally made guns, twelve cartridges, 200 rounds of 7.62MM special ammunition and 76 rounds of 7.62MM NATO special ammunition.
Others are; four knives, fifteen cutlasses, 6 mobile phones, One DSTV decoder set, and 4 solar panel sets.”