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Armed hunters attack task force in Abuja but ‘evil didn’t prevail’

Suspected Armed hunters attack task force in Abuja but were demobilised by a large number of the combined forces of both the Police, Army and other forces.

Suspected armed hunters yesterday attacked a task force of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA).

The task force officials were enforcing the restriction of commercial motorcyclists at Sabo Lugbe, along Airport Road when they were attacked.

Four suspects were arrested, two local guns and 70 motorcycles recovered.

The suspects were said to have obstructed the operations of the task force last week with guns and arrows, preventing the squad from impounding motorcycles and arresting its riders for Violating route restrictions.

It was also gathered that they again mobilised with gun shots, but were demobilised by a large number of the combined forces of both the Police, Army and other forces.

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