The Police Force Headquarters in Abuja, have announced the arrest of the masterminds and perpetrators of Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State on April, 25, 2016.
The attack led to the death of several persons and destruction of property valued at millions of naira
The attackers comprising a five-member-gang were arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Intelligence Response Team (IRT).
The suspects were found with one Gionee L88 mobile phone with memory card containing video recording of the massacre in the community.
Those arrested are Mohammed Zurai, Ciroma Musa, Sale Adamu, Suleiman Laute and Haruna Laute, all Fulani.
The police in a statement said the suspects were arrested after a credible and technical intelligence by the IGP special squad.
The statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Bisi Kolawole, while reiterating the determination to rid the country of crimes and all forms of criminality, also announced the arrest of another three-man-gang who specialiSes in bank robbery and kidnapping.
The suspects, Gogo Daniel Ume, Ikado Michael and Ifeanyi Kalu, were said to have been terrorising residents of Rivers, Imo and Enugu states.
The suspects arrested on May 5, were in possession of arms, ammunition, dynamites and rifle servicing tools.
Also recovered from the suspects were three AK-47 rifles; one LAR rifle; 310 rounds of live ammunition; 12 rifle magazines; rifle servicing tools; cache of dynamite explosive, one Toyota Highlander, one Toyota Venza and one Ford Edge.
Kolawole stated that the police, in continuation of its IRT anti-kidnapping operations in Kaduna State, also arrested three suspected kidnappers believed to have been terrorising residents of the state.
The suspects, Babangida Ibrahim, Idris Abubakar and Idris Mai Anguwa, were found with different calibre of weapons.