The Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka Usman, confirmed the death of Tordue Gber (Tiv Swem), Benue Militias’ spiritual leader, in a statement issued on Wednesday.
The Notorious native doctor, Tordue Gber (Tiv Swem), who allegedly acts as a spiritual adviser to wanted armed criminal militias, has been killed.
He was killed by the military in a operation at Tor-Dunga town in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State.
Tordue Gber (Tiv Swem), was also accused of providing spiritual support to wanted notorious criminal suspect, Akwazar Terwase, also known as Gana.
“Preliminary investigation shows that Mr Tordue Gber (Tiv Swem) acts as spiritual counsellor that provides Gana with “diabolical” powers.
“The shrine serves as hideout for wanted armed militia, meeting and planning point for operations and logistics base for the criminal armed militias that operate in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States,” According to the Director of Army public relations.
Troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade arrested Tordue on Monday following a raid of his shrine in the state, he explained.
He was arrested along with one Atoo Kuwe Francis – suspected to be his accomplice – while reportedly planning to carry out an attack and abduct one Zaya at Tse Bente village in the same local government.
The native doctor was, however, “shot dead during the struggle to disarm him.”
Items recovered by troops during the operation include a locally fabricated pistol, two Baretta pistols, 11 rounds of 9mm ammunition, three motorcycles, and assorted charms.
Also retrieved at the hideout are warm clothing for concealing weapons, two mobile telephones and three generators amongst other items.
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