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120 Suspects Arrested, Facing Trails Over The Killings In Benue

No fewer than 145 suspects have been arrested by the police over the recent killings in Benue State.

Of these suspects, 124 have been charged to court. The rest were said to be under investigation.

Sixteen suspects have been arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of seven persons believed to be Fulani in Gboko by some Tiv youths on January 31.

These are contained in the fact-sheet made available to the Senate Joint Committee, drawn from Police Affairs and Intelligence committees, by the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris on Friday.

The report was made available to members of the joint committee which was raised for fact-finding.