Nigeria Police Goes After Killers Of Miners In Barkin Ladi
The Nigeria Police, Plateau State Command are on the trail of the syndicates who have gone on rampage in Northern Senatorial district of the state killing innocent citizens in their farmlands, homes and market places.
The PPRO confirmed the incidents On 06/09/2018 at about 0630hrs, when someone called to report an attack that left 5 persons dead while mining in Barkin Ladi LGA ,said the command received a distress call to the effect that unknown gunmen shot some people in Nding Suisut Village of Barkin Ladi LGA.
According to him, armed Police personnel were immediately dispatched to the area and on their arrival at the scene of crime; four (4) persons were seen with gunshot wounds.
They were then recovered to the General Hospital Barkin Ladi where the doctor on duty confirmed two (2) out of the four (4) victims dead. The two others are on admission in the same hospital and in a stable condition.
The family members of those who lost their lives declined autopsy and the corpses were released to them for burial.
Investigation in the killings is in progress.