Police confirms the killing of two herders, cows in Plateau


The Plateau state Police Command has confirmed that two herders are missing and over 300 cows killed in two localities in Jos south local government area of the state.

Confirming the story, the plateau state command police public relations officer DSP Tyopev Terna, said on Tuesday night; “Two cattle rearers; one Mubarak Yakubu and one Shehu Saidu both male of different addresses were missing.”

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Terna also said the Command has on Tuesday at about 0730hrs received information that about 319 cattle were attacked and killed, 12 others were maimed, while 11 others were rustled.

He said the Command has mobilised a search and rescue team to rescue the missing herders while efforts are on the way to track and arrest the perpetrators of these dastardly acts.

Blueprint online had reported Tuesday that two herders were feared killed, while more than 300 cows also killed on Monday in plateau state.

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