Tension in Plateau Community as abductors kill Military personnel.

Written by on July 24, 2021

Tension persisted in Fobur community in the Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State on Friday, following the killing of a retired military officer and a young man said to be living with him by kidnappers.

It Was gathered that the officer had gone to the community for the Sallah festivities but was shot dead and his corpse dumped at a nearby bush by the kidnappers after they abducted him from his house with his aide.

It was further learnt that two of the suspected kidnappers were caught and set ablaze by irate youths, leading to tension in the community.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, a resident of the community confirmed the incident, saying, “When those who abducted the military officer shot at him, some of the community members came out, trailed the gunmen and discovered that they were Fulani.

It was gathered that the timely arrival of the security operatives prevented the situation from escalating.

The spokesman for the state police command, Ubah Ogaba, confirmed the killing of the four persons.

Credit: Punch

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