June 17, 2024

June 17, 2024

Police Arrest Gana’s Second-In-Command, Four Other Bandits In Benue (See Photos)

The Benue State Police Command has arrested Kumaor Fachir Daniel, a deadly bandit kingpin and second in command to late notorious criminal, Terwase Akwaza aka “Gana”.

 

 

Men of the Operation Zenda JTF, led by the commander, CSP Justine Gbeindyer, arrested Kumaor and three members of his gang along Ugbema-Adikpo road in Kwande Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

 

The operatives also arrested a man who specializes in the fabrication of guns in connection with some robbery incident as well as the fabrication of AK-27 rifles and other dangerous weapons.

 

Benue State Commissioner of Police, Bartholomew Onyeka who disclosed this while parading the suspects at the Command headquarters in Makurdi on Tuesday, August 15, 2023,  explained that the police also recovered other arms and ammunition from the suspect and members of his gang.

 

He stated that his mission to to Benue was to replicate what he did in Plateau state, adding that his vision and mission is policing with the fear of God.

 

“On 14/08/2023 at about 0340hrs Officers from Operation Zenda JTF Tactical team trailed and arrested a dreaded and vicious armed bandit kingpin named Kumaor Fachir Daniel, popularly known as “2” in Command to Late Ghana Boys” along Adikpo-Ugbema road,” the CP stated.

 

“Further investigation led to the arrest of four other gang members named: Torwuese Ashiekaa, Aondongu Aligbe, Terkula Wuhe aka “Or yogurt” and one Terhemba Sevav a 47yrs old member of the gang from Adikpo, Kwande LGA who specializes in fixing and manufacturing rifles for the gang

 

“Items recovered from them include two AK-47 rifles, two fabricated AK-47 rifles, two Berretta pistols in the process of fabrication, one double barrel gun loaded with 35 live cartridges, one hundred and – thirty rounds of 7.62X 39mm live ammunition

 

“Another suspect escaped from the scene. I want to use this opportunity to warn criminals and intending criminals that, I will not tolerate criminality in Benue State. I will fight them

 

“This operation should serve as a warning to criminal elements in the state. It is high time they embraced peace and enjoy freedom

 

“Benue State Police Command under my watch will not tolerate criminality of any kind. Haven received brief from my predecessor about activities of bandits and other criminals in the state, I have made up my mind to deploy all available human and material resources to rid the state of crime,” he added.

 

The Commissioner who stated that his agenda in Benue was to ensure that the people of Benue live with their two eyes closed and protect the lives and property of all called on the people of the state to cooperate with the police by giving useful and timely information that would assist the Command in tackling crime.

 

Benue police arrest notorious bandit kingpin and late Gana?s second in command, four others, recover weapons
Benue police arrest notorious bandit kingpin and late Gana?s second in command, four others, recover weapons
Benue police arrest notorious bandit kingpin and late Gana?s second in command, four others, recover weapons
Benue police arrest notorious bandit kingpin and late Gana?s second in command, four others, recover weapons

 

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