Three Fulani herdsmen were at the weekend killed by yet to be identified gunmen in Jema’a and Zango Kataf local government areas, both in the troubled southern part of Kaduna State.
According to The Nation reports, two of the herdsmen were gunned down at Unguwan Maiyashi village, Fantsuwam Chiefdom, in Jemaa Local Government area, while the other one was also killed at Madakiya community in Zangon Kataf LGA.
The Newspaper quoted an indigene of Ungwar Miayasihi, as saying that the incident occured at about 4:00am on Saturday when the herdsmen were grazing with their cattle inside a bush.
He said that their corpses were later traced to a river by security agencies on Sunday morning.
Kaduna State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Aliyu Usman while confirming the incident said some suspects have been arrested in connection with the incident.
He also said that more policemen have been drafted to the area to avert any form of reprisal or break down of law and order, adding that the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are completed.
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