Two Killed in Fresh Attack in Plateau
Two persons were ambushed and killed at Wereng village in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau state by unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani herders in the early hours of Monday.
The victims, Christopher Dung and Bulus Dantoro, whose bodies were found with machete cuts were believed to have been ambushed by the assailants who killed them near Wereng village.
Police Public Relations Officer of the state Police command, Mr Terna Tyopev told newsmen on phone that the DPO of Riyom has reported the case to him.
He said, “It was reported by one Davou Moses who went to our station in the area this morning at about 8.15am and reported that some suspected herdsmen ambushed, attacked and macheted to dead the two persons who were riding on a motorcycle.
“The names of the deceased are Chong Christopher, 28 and Bulus Dantoro, 35. At the scene of the attack, two staff suspected to belong to the herdsmen were recovered close to the corpses and investigations have begun.”