Ayem Akpatuma: Army arrests masterminds of Taraba killings

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PIC. 1. MEN OF THE 115 TASK FORCE THAT RECAPTURED MUBI FROM INSURGENTS AT THEIR BASE IN MUBI, ADAMAWA STATE ON MONDAY (8/12/14) 6172/8/12/14/YMU/AIN/NAN

Troops on Exercise Ayem Akpatuma have arrested two persons, Danasebe Gasama and Danjuma, alias American, in connection with the killings and uprising in Takum and Ussa local government areas of Taraba state.

The Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, made this disclosure in a statement issued on Saturday.

He explained that the suspects were arrested at Takum following an intelligence that they were the coordinators of several attacks both on Fulani and the locals.

“Preliminary investigation has further identified these two individuals as key players in the killings and uprising in the two Local Government Areas of the State.

“The general public is advised to always give useful and timely information to the security agency for prompt action,” the statement read.

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