Troops of 13 Brigade, 82 Division, Nigerian Army, have arrested a suspected high-ranking militant kingpin, Mr. Victory Benjamin, aka Abuja Daddy, G3, and three others in Cross Rivers State. Colonel Sani Usman, acting Director, Army Public Relations in a statement, yesterday, said that the kingpin was arrested at Saint Joseph Hospital, Ikot Ene junction, Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross Rivers State, while attempting to collect ransom from one of their victim’s relations.
Colonel Usman added that same troops also arrested three militants with locally-made pistol and some cartridges, while robbing victims around Refugees Camp at Efut Isigi in Bakassi Local Government Area of the state. “Meanwhile, troops have cordoned off the residents of the most wanted militant kingpin known as G1, as the arrested militants known as G2 and G3 are providing useful information that would assist the military to track other criminals in the region,” the statement added.