An update into the massacre of over 800 persons in Tarok settlement of Kadarko district of Plateau also showed that six police officers were among the people that were killed when alleged hired soldiers rampaged inside the five Communities of Tarok in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau state.
The ponzhi Lot Nden Confirmed that six of security personnel were among those 800 people massacre by hired soldiers.
The soldiers who claimed that they were on Cordoned research of light weapons to fish out those who have it, but information available revealed that it was an order to eliminate the entire Taroh race in Wase LG by the GOC 3rd Armoured division.
It’s gathered that the soldiers work on the directive given to them under the instruction of the Emir of Wase not to spear any living creatures there.
However, responding on the massacre STF spokesperson Capt: Ikedichi Iweha said there was ritual killing between Taraba state were they suspected people removed tongues of victims for rituals.
According to him, Army commenced their search in the Area on the 28th April, 2015 to 2nd May,2015 he however refused to confirm the number of dead bodies from the onslaught which lasted for five days .
It was alleged that the sponsored Army raids on the Taroh settlements is with the intention of reducing the population of the natives from their ancestral home.
According to Ikedichi, he also hinted that the 3rd Armoured division in Rukuba barracks were deployed to condone, however thus medium gathered that the soldiers ended up killing innocent civilians who are harmless people.
Capt. Ikedichi Iweha debunked that the number of people killed are up to 800 but he confirmed death of people.