Fidelity bank card banner Camano banner

Kaduna attack: Police Commissioner clears Fulani herdsmen

By News Express on 19/07/2017

Views: 1,163

•Kaduna Police Commissioner Agyole Abeh.
•Kaduna Police Commissioner Agyole Abeh.

The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Agyole Abeh, has said that the crisis in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state that left 37 dead was not carried out by Fulani herdsmen, but a communal clash between Kadara youths and a Fulani settlement in the area.

riefing reporters in his office, the police boss disclosed that the incident was triggered by the killing of a Fulani man by some youths on July 11, 2017, as well as the reprisal and counter attacks carried out by youths of both communities on Monday killing some residents.

While stating that most of the victims were mainly children and women, the police boss said those that sustained injuries have been taken to hospital for treatment.

An eyewitness said that the crisis started when some Fulani youths stormed Ungwan Uka village to avenge the death of a certain herdsman allegedly killed by some village youths at a farm in the area.

But the CP noted that a combined team of police and soldiers have been deployed to the area to bring the situation under control while assuring that the perpetrators of the attack will be brought to book. (Channels TV)

 

Source News Express

Posted 19/07/2017 6:52:27 PM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Kano Govt. constitutes committee to recover N850m loan...

Nigerian Professor heads UN scientific panel

Umahi gives three-month deadline for completion of Ezzama-Onicha...

NAF adapts trainer aircraft for combat role

Ijaw Youths urge Bayelsa Assembly to swear in...

Apple may put iPhone 6S, 6S Plus out...

How 72 Muslims converted to Christianity escaped death...

Anambra judiciary workers call off 4 months strike...

Buhari’s govt needs emergency speed, says new SGF...

MOSOP tackles National Assembly over Saro-Wiwa, other Ogoni...

Saraki raises hope on economic recession

Mike Ezuruonye speaks to the youth

 

Latest News How we captured billionaire kidnap kingpin Wadume in his hideout — Police Buhari bars ministers from direct contact with him INEC server: No cause for alarm over Supreme Court’s ruling — Atiku HURIWA raises the alarm over President Buhari’s use of armed forces to trample on the civil rights of Nigerians Okowa mourns Ex-NPFL Chairman, Oyuki Obaseki, hails him as ‘an exceptional statesman and great sports administrator’ Kidnappers now demand foodstuffs to free victims Killings: Benue Security Council suspends three traditional rulers Why we will continue to attack Igbo leaders - IPOB Police debunk video of alleged killing of Igbo man by Muslim youths in Abuja Kogi Assembly asks chief judge to set up impeachment panel for deputy gov Slain Enugu Catholic priest buried Confusion as EFCC denies raiding Ambode's home

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (528,465 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (438,377 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (383,222 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (322,057 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (290,068 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (251,129 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (245,777 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (232,588 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (227,783 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (214,018 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (192,952 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (190,867 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (98) Business & Economy (4,396) Business Verdict (79) Columnists (1,094) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (215) Entertainment (647) Features (795) Global Business Monitor (419) ICT Monitor (58) International (3,850) Interview (198) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (166) Maggie's Blog (383) News (50,201) Opinion (1,326) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,319) Religion (1,085) Sports (2,133) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera