Herdsmen/Villagers Clash: Police Recover Three Bodies In Plateau State

SOUTH MILWAUKEE WI. (GVE) – Reports from Bassa Local Government area of Plateau State have it that three bodies have been recovered after suspected herdsmen clashed with commuters in Jebu Miango village.

This new development was on Tuesday, 13 February, confirmed by Matthias Tyopev, the spokesperson for the Plateau State Police Command.

“On Saturday, at about 20:00 hours, the Divisional Police Officer in Bassa Division got information that at about 19:45 hours of the same day that a gang of unknown gunmen laid ambush on the road between DTV and Jamraf settlement in Jebu Miango Village, Bassa LGA. They were attacking unsuspecting commuters.

“After receiving the information, the DPO led a patrol team to the scene. But on sighting the police vehicle, the armed men took to their heels and disappeared into the nearby bushes.

“The police combed the area, but the bandits were not found since they spotted the police from a far distance and ran very fast. At the scene, three corpses were recovered who were killed by the gunmen. A motorcycle was also recovered from the scene.

“Also recovered from the scene were 24 expended shells of 7.62mm ammunitions. Photographs of the dead bodies were taken. No suspect has been arrested yet, while investigation is in progress,” the police spokesperson told Punch correspondent.

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