(CP) Military officials say they have arrested the suspected gunmen charged with carrying out a massacre on a Catholic church service in southwestern Nigeria that killed over dozens on Pentecost Sunday.
Nigeria’s Chief of Defense Staff Gen. Leo Irabor told local reporters that “those behind the dastardly act” that worshippers dead at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Owo in Ondo state in June have been taken into custody, according to The Daily Trust.
Further details were not released, but Irabor told The Associated Press that investigations remain ongoing.
“In due course, the world will see them and others who are behind other daring attacks in the country,” the Nigerian general was quoted as saying.
The June 5 attack at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church left around 40 people killed and as many as 80 reportedly…