Troops of the 177 Guards Battalion of the Nigerian Army have arrested five suspected militias in Ugyi town in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa state.
According to a statement issued by Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, army spokesman, the troops also recovered some arms from the militias during a raid.
Chukwu also said the troops recovered one Daihatsu SUV jeep, seven motorcycles, six dane guns and one locally made revolver pistol.
Other items are four 9mm rounds of ammunition and a cartridge, twentysix daggers and a list containing phone numbers, one sword and forty pieces of customised regalia.
He also said the troops recovered the sum of N1, 205 as well as assorted charms.
Chukwu said a preliminary investigation was ongoing, adding they would be handed over to the appropriate authority on completion of the investigation.