Five persons; Tanko Adiku Dantayi, Kurusi Danladi, Chindo, Big Olumba and Chairman Poko have been declared wanted in Taraba state by the Nigerian Army.

They are wanted for their alleged roles in killings in Takum Local Government Area and the state in general.

The Army spokesman, Brig.Gen Texas Chukwu in a statement appealed to the people of Taraba to give useful information to the security agencies that would lead to the arrest of the suspects.

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops arrested two alleged masterminds of the killings in the Takum and Ussa Local Government Areas of Taraba, identified as Mr Danjuma and Mr Danasebe Gasama.

Danjuma, also known as American, and Gasama were arrested on Friday by troops deployed for Operation Ayem Akpatuma in a community in Takum, following a tip-off.

The army spokesman said, “Preliminary investigation has identified these two individuals as key players in the killings and uprising in the two LGAs in the state"

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