Suspected killers of Fulani herdsmen arrested in Kaduna

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police

FILE PHOTO: A herdsman in Nigeria

The Police in Kaduna State, on Monday, said they have arrested three suspects that allegedly killed two Fulani herdsmen on Saturday.

The Commissioner of Police, Agyole Abeh, told Journalists in Kaduna that the two Fulani herdsmen were grazing their livestock when they were killed on March 11 at Unguwan Luka in Jema’a Local Government Area.

Abeh said the three suspects were arrested after a tip-off by Good Samaritans.

The police commissioner claimed that the suspects had made confessional statements and would soon be charged to court.

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He declared that peace was gradually returning to southern Kaduna, and urged the general public to go about their normal businesses.

Abeh assured of the command’s readiness and commitment in providing a secure environment to all citizens and solicited for more support from the public to enable police personnel discharge their duties more effectively.

“I want to assure the people of the state of my resolve to flush out all forms of crime and criminality in the area,” he said.