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Army Troops Arrest Five Men Who Burnt Down Fulani Settlement In Adamawa

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23 Armoured Brigade Of The Nigerian Army Arrests Five Who Allegedly Burnt Down Fulani Settlement In Yola, Adamawa.

In Yola of Adamawa State, the 23 Armoured Brigade of the Nigerian Army, has arrested five persons for allegedly setting ablaze a Fulani settlement in Demsa Local Government Area of the state.

This is coming after suspected herdsmen attacked and killed 21 people during a wake in Dowaya village of the same local government area.

Naija News recalls that arrests have been made and are still counting over the killing of hundreds of people by herdsmen in Plateau.

According to a statement by Col. Egbejile Aposeiyi of the  23 Armoured Brigade, Yola, “The suspects were arrested by our own troops on patrol on 23 June 2018 by 1545 hours along Numan expressway at Mayo lope.

Items retrieved from the suspects include, one local pistol, one barrel locally made pistol, a knife, four handsets and a notebook containing phone numbers.

Other items include one black belt and a police trousers, assorted charms and one empty 10 Litre jerrican.

The five suspects and the exhibits have been handed over to the Adamawa state command of the Nigerian Police Yola for further investigation.


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