Home / News / Crime / Police arrest 200 cattle in Adamawa over farm invasion

Police arrest 200 cattle in Adamawa over farm invasion

Spread the love

By Ibrahim Abdul’Aziz

Yola

The police in Adamawa state have arrested 200 cattle for invading a farmland at Yolde-Pate in Yola South Local Government Area.
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Othman Abubakar, told journalists in Yola, that the incident occurred on Saturday, in collaboration with the district and village heads in the area and timely intervention of police and other vigilante members, the situation is now under control.” Abubakar said.
He applauded the affected farmers for exhibiting maturity by not taking the law into their own hands.
Abubakar also commended the herdsmen for accepting responsibility for the destruction by their cattle and their commitment to pay for the damages.
He said that all the aggrieved farmers were shortlisted for possible compensation while the arrested cattle were handed over to the District Head of Yolde Pate for safe keeping.

 

 


Spread the love

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

x

Check Also

Badoo hypnotises, smashes victims’ head before taking blood – Police

Spread the loveTweetBy Sadiq Abubakar   Maiduguri The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Edgal Imohimi, yesterday disclosed how three arrested Badoo suspects hypnotised and smashed their victims’ heads while asleep. Imohimi said this while presenting the suspects to journalists in Lagos. He gave their names as Chibuzo Igwe, Samuel Akaeze a.k.a Samito, Gift Akaeze, Omotayo Abamoyegun and Fatai Adebayo, a herbalist, who fortified the cultists before going on operation. “Abamoyegun usually sprays powder into the abode of their victims which makes them fall into deep sleep after which other members of the gang smash their head with grinding stone. “Having certified that they are dead, the suspects use white handkerchiefs to scrub their victims’ blood for ritual purposes. “Luck, however, ran out of them when one of the victims raised alarm and the vigilante men on duty alerted policemen who quickly cordoned off the area. “Chibuzor Igwe was arrested at the scene and he made startling revelation which led to the arrest of Abamoyegun and Akaeze. “Please note that a grinding stone used to smash the victims’ head, smeared with blood was recovered at the murder scene and taken to the lab for forensic analysis to back up our evidence ...