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Hidden Graves Uncovered By Police In Benue

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The Benue state have reportedly uncovered hidden graves in Gbatse village with nine corpses of people suspected to have been murdered by criminals in the Ushongo Local Government Area of the state.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP , disclosed in an interview on Thursday in Makurdi that one suspect has been arrested,

”As soon as we have concluded interrogating him, we will give out the full information”. she added.

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 A gang leader of a kidnapped and armed robbery syndicate,  who was a suspect was arrested following a tip-off by members of the community. The suspect and his gang were alleged to be killing their victims and burying them after collecting their motorcycles in order to conceal their crime and avoid arrest.

A resident of Ushongo town, who pleaded anonymity, said they had already uncovered over 10 bodies from different graves at different times.

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