Gunmen Kills Former Plateau Head Of Service, Two Others

Timileyin Oriowo


It was indicated that residents   from  Wereh Village in Barkin-Ladi, Plateau State has loud out attack of  Gunmen in  the village , killing former Plateau Head of Service, Moses Gwom, and two other person son  Tuesday.

Sources from the village indicated that the assailants invaded the village at night, shot many people, and ran into the bush.

“The attack lasted about 10 minutes or so,” the source said on Wednesday in Jos.

The Public Relations Officer of the Plateau Police Command, Mr Terna Tyopev, who confirmed the incident, said that it took place “around 8 pm on Tuesday”.

“The incident took place on Tuesday, that I can confirm. Another thing I can confirm is that a former Head of Service was killed and many others were injured,” he said.

He said that investigation had begun toward unravelling the mystery behind the killings.

The recent attack is the third in the last few weeks in Plateau.

Last week, gunmen killed Alhaji Mohammed Suleiman, the Village Head of Gyangyang in Jhar Chiefdom of Kanam Local Government. Twenty-five others had been killed at Ncha village in Miango, Bassa Local Government, a week earlier.


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