Armed men kill one farmer, abduct three women with kids in Benue

Mon Mar 23rd, 2020 - Benue

Suspected Fulani herdsmen yesterday attacked Div-zaav community in Kwande Council of Benue State killing one person, and abducted three women.This was coming barely two weeks after armed herdsmen attacked some communities in Guma Council during a Christian wake, killing seven mourners and raping two wives of a traditional ruler in the area.

An indigene of Div-Zaav, Solomon Amande, told newsmen in Makurdi that the armed men came in their numbers into the village last Friday and camped at a nearby swamp, after which they cordoned off the area before unleashing mayhem yesterday.

He said the first compound the bandits entered, they met one Tarfa Simon, a farmer, and killed him, while a woman, Ngusonon Kighir, who was processing garri in the compound, was seriously injured with machetes.




source: Guardian