Men of the Benue State Police Command have smashed a car-snatching syndicate, which has been terrorizing Makurdi, the state capital and its environment.
Spokesperson for the Command, ASP Moses Yamu, who disclosed this said the four-man gang was arrested during the week.
Mr Yamu said investigation by the command led to the arrest of Viashima Mue, Liambe Tor, Anayo Edwin and Bright Eze and recovery of vehicles.
Among the items recovered from the suspects were, a red Lexus RX 330, with the registration number, JUX 06 AA, which was originally ash in colour when it was stolen from its owner about in October at Ankpa ward, Makurdi and painted.
Another black Toyota Highlander SUV with the registration number, DL 958 ABJ was recovered from them. The original registration number of the Highlander was JUX 06 AA.
The police PRO said that assorted phones were also recovered from the robbers, adding that efforts were still on to recover more stolen items and to arrest other members of the gang.