Soldiers arrest 10 herdsmen destroying farmland in Benue [Photos]

Nigerian Army troops of Sector 1 Sub-Sector A, deployed at Yelwata while on routine patrol arrested 10 herdsmen destroying farmlands at Tse-Tigir and Tse-Ndugh villages in Benue.

 

The effort of the Nigerian Army to fish out criminals and protect farmlands in Benue State and it environ in the ongoing Exercise Ayem Akpatuma is yielding tremendous result as troops of Sector 1 Sub-Sector A, deployed at Yelwata, while on routine patrol arrested 10 herdsmen destroying farmland at Tse-Tigir and Tse-Ndugh villages on Monday.

 

While in the act of destroying the farmland the herdsmen sighted the aggressive troops and fled into the Bush. The determine troops pursued and arrested them.

 

Items recovered were five motorcycles, two machetes, some assorted charms and N120,000. Suspects and items were handed over to the Nigerian Police for further necessary action.READ MORE

 

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