Troops of 72 Special Forces Battalion deployed in operation MESA while on patrol to Adagu village in Guma Local Government Area of Benue state arrested one militia herdsman, Idi Gemu.
Items recovered include, one AK 47 rifle with three rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition.
Efforts are on to arrest other members of the group who fled the area following the superior fire power of the troops.
Members of the public are once again reminded to report any suspicious activities to the security agents.
Director Army Public Relations