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Herdsmen kill policeman, 2 others missing in Adamawa

By Umar Yusuf

Yola—Suspected Fulani herdsmen have killed a police Sergeant simply identified as Aminu, while two others have been declared missing in Batare of Koh community in Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

It was in the same community that the District Police Officer of Vinikland Police Station was killed January this year.

It was gathered that the three policemen were deployed to the area based on intelligence report that trouble was brewing in the community between herdsmen and farmers.

According to the report, the Police Sergeant was declared missing only for his dead body to be discovered in the bush with machete cuts all over his body, while the other officers are still missing.

While confirming the incident, Adamawa State Police Command’s spokesman, DSP Othman Abubakar, disclosed that the act was carried out in Batare village in Koh community of Girei Local Government.

DSP Othman vowed that the killers and the missing officers will be fished out at all cost.

Meanwhile, unconfirmed report had it that eight persons, suspected to have link with the killing, have been arrested.


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