The Plateau State Police Command on the 21/6/2018 at about 1030hrs has confirmed the invasion of Fulani herdsmen by killing four persons MAREN MAHAN of Kai village of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau .
In a press statement made available to journalists in Jos signed by Mathias Tyovex, the
Police Division reported on Wednesday 20/6/2018 at about 2000hrs, unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen invaded the house of his elder brother one Dauda Mahan ‘M’ of the same address, shot and killed the followings persons ;1. DAUDA MAHAN. ‘M’ AGED 54YRS,
2.MANGAI AGWOM ‘M’ AGED 46yrs, 3.CHRISTIAN MANGAI ‘M’ AGED 15YRS and 4. JOHN MANGAI ‘M’ AGED 10YRS.
According to him, a team of detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Barkin Ladi Division visited the scene of crime for an on the spot assessment.
He explained further that the bodies were recovered to the General Hospital Barkin Ladi where they were confirmed dead by the doctor on duty and the corpses deposited in the hospital’s mortuary.
Investigation is ongoing to track and arrest the perpetrators to face the consequences of their actions.