Connect with us

Uncategorized

Benue 12 cattle rustlers nabbed in Taraba

Published

on

No fewer than 12 cattle rustlers in army uniform have been arrested by personnel of the Nigerian Army at Chinkai village in Wukari local government area of Taraba state.

It was gathered that the suspects, alleged to be Tiv from Benue State, attempted to attack a Fulani settlement in the area.

The Fulani residents, it was further gathered, raised the alarm, leading to the arrest of the suspects.

A witness, Hardo Musa, told our reporter that the suspects were arrested with help of Jukun Youths and handed over to the army.

He said the mission of the suspects was to cause disaffection between the Fulani and the Jukun who were the host tribes in the area.

The Taraba state police Public Relations Officer, ASP David Misal, said he heard that some people in army uniform with guns were arrested by the army in part of Wukari but that he had no details of the development.

Facebook Comments Box
Benue 12 cattle rustlers nabbed in Taraba

Copyright 2022 ROYAL NEWS. All rights reserved. Digital material on this website, may not be published, reproduced, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from ROYAL NEWS.

Contact: info@royalnews.com.ng

Download ROYAL NEWS app

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *