No more than forty individuals had been on the weekend arrested by the Benue State Police for cult associated acts.
The State Command Public Relations’ Officer ASP Moses Yamu who disclosed this to Peoples Each day in a phone dialog, stated one particular person was killed in Katungu space of North Financial institution in Makurdi, Benue State capital metropolis.
However residents of the realm stated greater than 5 individuals had been murdered in three days. Considered one of them who pleaded anonymity instructed our correspondent on cellphone that the cultists had been terrorizing the realm with impunity.
“We may hardly sleep; even at broad day you’ll hear gun pictures as they homicide their victims in a ugly method and dump in gutter or by the roadside. We dwell in concern of our lives”, he lamented.
Equally, it has been noticed that there’s excessive fee of home housebreaking, handset theft.
One other resident advised our reporter that robbers broke into her neighbor’s home and took away valuables together with electronics and undisclosed amount of money.
Our correspondent additionally, fell sufferer as some hoodlums attacked and snatched his IPAD at gun level on Thursday January 12, 2017 as he was returning dwelling from work
“I had some issues with my IPAD and went to examine it. I used to be informed that the battery is useless and must be changed. On my manner again, some younger males on okada accosted me and took away my IPAD”, he narrated bitterly.
Whereas admitting that there was incidence of home housebreaking, Yamu mentioned police has intensified effort to rid the State of crime simply as he urged residents to at all times give data to the police as a result of they can’t be in all places on the similar time.
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