Military Taskforce Arrests 109 Suspected Hoodlums in Jos

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Seriki Adinoyi in Jos

Military Taskforce in Jos (Operation Safe Haven) on Sunday, paraded 109 persons suspected to have participated in the invasion of a warehouse in the Plateau State Agricultural Development Programme (PADP), in the early house of Sunday.

Commander of the taskforce, Major Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo who paraded the suspects at the headquarters of the command in Jos said the they were arrested with items looted from the PADP warehouse.

According to the commander, the suspects destroyed the warehouse and stole fertilizers, chemicals, generators, and other farm items.

The suspects, made up of 97 males and 12 females, the commander said would be prosecuted.