Volunteer Guards arrest suspected cultist in Benue

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Benue State Community Volunteer Guard, BSCVG, on Sunday arrested a suspected cultist, Mr Jeremiah Gbogo.

The suspect was alleged to be in possession of a locally fabricated beretta pistol at a wake in Fiidi Council Ward in Makurdi Local Government Area of the state.

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Recall that two other suspected cultists who murdered their victims were also apprehended at Benue Links motor park in a bid to escape from Makurdi town.

Special Adviser to the Governor on Security and Internal Affairs, Chief Joseph Har said it took the combined efforts of security agencies, including the BCVG to prevent the suspected cultists from being lynched to death an by irate mob.

Har further said the suspects have been handed over to the police for interrogation and prosecution.

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