Four persons have been reportedly attacked and killed, three others injured in two sperate attacks in Jos south and Bassa local government areas of Plateau state; police have said.
“On the 16/09/2018 (Sunday) at about 1100 hours, (11:00am) some youths from Gura-Riyom in Sot Ward of Gyel under Jos South Local Government Area attacked and killed some of their family members; Aminu Adam Angara 36 years old, Daniel from Manga village and Aisha Musa 40 years old who were on their way from Sabongida Kanang.”
The police press release stressed further that “16/09 /2018 (same Sunday) at about 2245hours, (10:45pm) some unknown gunmen attacked the house of John Anga Atu 62 years. As a result of the attack, John Anga Atu lost his life and three (3) other members of his household sustained gunshot injuries.”
A statement singed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Plateau state police command DSP Terna Tyopev, on Tuesday said the incident occur Sunday and Monday yesterday, one of the victim a 62 year house hold.
The police spokesman, DSP Terna Tyopev, said seven suspects has been arrested in-connection to the attacks.
“With the assistance and cooperation from the youths of the community, seven (7) suspects have been arrested and they are assisting the police in investigation.”
It was learnt that late Mr. Atu has since been buried in accordance with the Irigwe Burial Rites and the three others members of his family are currently receiving treatment at Enos Hospital at Miango.