Two people have been killed and 50 cattle rustled by some suspected Fulani militias in a mid-night attack on Rebet community in Foron District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The names of those killed are Yakubu Ishaya and Jawo Gyang. Confirming the incident yesterday in Jos, the state capital, the Special Task Force (STF) spokesman, Captain Salisu Mustapher, said: “There was an attack on Rebet community of Bakin Kogi village in Foron District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area. Two people were killed while some cattle were rustled in the process.” Mustapher, however, said that two suspect were arrested in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State in connection with the incident.
According to him, security personnel have embarked on efforts to arrest the perpetrators.