The Nigerian police, Plateau state police command has reported the killing of the persons by suspected herdsmen in Bassa local government area of Plateau state.
“Unknown armed men suspected to be Fulani Herdsman attacked Zanwra area of Jebbu Miango, Bassa LGA. As a result of the attack three persons were shot dead.”
The police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the police command DSP Terna Tyopev, made the disclosed in a press release on Saturday in Jos, Plateau state.
According to the police the attack occurred Friday night.
“Nigeria Police Force, Plateau State Command, Jos received an information that on 03/07/2018 at about 1830hrs (6:30pm) unknown armed attack.”
The statement said police operatives recover ammunition from the attackers, but no arrest was made, but no arrest was made, but investigation are on.
“Police detectives led by the Divisional Crime Officer (DCO) of Bassa Police Division mobilised to the scene of crime. One expended shell of 7.62mm Ammunition was recovered.”
The police spokesman named the victims of the attack to include a five year old child among two females.
“The victims are; Emmanuel Gado, male age 22 years, Ladi Monday, a female age 30 years and Mary Monday, a female age 5 years.
The corpse has been buried, but were documented by the police, the force spokesman said.
the corpses were buried by relations according to Iregwe Rites.”