Soldiers on internal security operation in the North Central part of the country have arrested a teenage member of the Boko-Haram sect.
The boy, according to the Director, Defence Information, was arrested during a cordon-and-search operation at Anyibe in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State.
Two rifles, three locally fabricated pistols and 61 rounds of special ammunition were said to have been recovered from the teenager during the operation.
The arrested gang member was also said to be undergoing interrogation in custody.
Similarly, The DHQ has also announced the recovery of five guns, three locally fabricated pistols and two revolvers from the hideouts of an armed gangs at Hukke and Reweinko, in Plateau State.
Other items recovered by the soldiers during the operation include Improvised Explosive Device (IED) making materials, 45 live cartridges, various calibres of ammunition, bows and arrows and other items such as cutlasses, axes and diggers.