Military arrests 12 suspects over Jos killings | The Guardian Nigeria News


The Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) in Plateau, has arrested 12 suspects, over Saturday morning killings at Rukuba Road, Jos North Local Government Area of the state.

OPSH is responsible for maintaining peace in Plateau and its environs.

Maj. Ishaku Takwa, Media Officer of the operation, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Jos.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that gunmen on Saturday attacked a convoy of five buses, killed 22 persons, and injured 14 others.

“This morning, our troops swiftly responded to distress calls that suspected hoodlums blocked a Junction along Rukuba Road in Jos North and attacked some commuters.

“Troops immediately mobilised to the scene and restored normalcy.

“Unfortunately, some persons lost their lives in the unfortunate incident, while others with varying degrees of injuries have been evacuated to a medical facility for care.

“So far, 12 suspects have been arrested in connection with the incident and troops…

Source: Guardian Newspaper