He was arrested along Tor-Donga - Shiakper road in Katsina-Ala local government area of the state.
Many members of the communities were said to be angry with the gang which they accused of turning their area to a den of hoodlums. They had vowed to assist security agencies to defeat the criminal group.
Items recovered from the suspect were 2 AKA47 magazines, 28 special rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 27 NATO rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 1 pair of camouflage uniform with a jungle cap, 1 stolen motorcycle, a bunch of charms, 9 assorted mobile phones, 1 cartridge and ammunition, 1 amnesty participant ID tag, several car and motorcycle keys and assorted phone chargers.
Governor Samuel Ortom had earlier in the day reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to the fight against crime in the state.
The Governor who spoke to journalists at Federal Medical Centre Apir, said his administration would neither surrender Benue to criminals nor compromise its resolve to chase the hoodlums out of the state
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