In Delta state, Troops of four Brigade Nigerian Army have arrested one GABRIEL OGBUDJE, a militant leader who heads a group known as Otugas Five Force.
The group has been threatening to attack the Oturogu gas plant.
An early morning statement by Colonel SANI USMAN, the Army spokesman said OGBUDJE is also believed to be responsible for the recent attack on the NPDC shoreline major delivery trunk line with the Ogo-Oteri general area.
Colonel USMAN said the militant was trailed and arrested by troops along the Agbor Abraka road on Tuesday evening.
According to the Army, the militant had been on the run since he was declared wanted following his public declaration of Operation Crocodile Tears to counter the military operation in the Niger Delta code-named Crocodile Smile.
He was arrested along with one of his accomplice and both of them are currently being interrogated.