Plateau K1lling Suspect Arrested by Army
A man named Philip Gokas has been taken into custody by the Nigerian Army on suspicion of killing Alhaji Adamu Gabdo, the Ardo of Panyam, in the Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.
After weeks of manhunting to bring him to justice, Gokas, also known as Jaykimo, was apprehended in Lagos.
This was announced by the Army on its X handle on Wednesday.
The message on Twitter said, “Troops from Operation Safe Haven Tactical Team have apprehended the principal mastermind behind the murder of the deceased Alhaji Adamu Idris Gabdo, the Ardo of Panyam in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The suspect was arrested in the Ogba area of Lagos State, where he was found drinking at a football viewing centre.
Gokas is said to have confessed committing the crime and also provided crucial information that will aid in the arrest of his accomplices.
The Army described the development as a clear warning to criminals.