How Fulani herdsmen killed APC youth leader in Benue — Police

The Benue Police Command on Monday confirmed the assassination of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth Leader in Tarka Local Government Area Mr Aondohemba Kasar by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO) DSP Moses Yamu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi, that the herdsmen abducted the youth leader in his village at Tse-Tia in
Tarka Local Government.

Yamu explained that the youth leader was abducted in the early hours of Sunday morning and his lifeless body was later found by the road side in the same village early Monday morning.

It was gathered that youths of the local government protested the killing of their leader and blocked the Makurdi Gboko federal road for over four hours.

He explained that the police had already brought the situation under control, adding that youths should have used other alternative ways of expressing their anger.

He also confirmed the assassination on Monday of one Msughter Tyayar, and Bem Ikyomke along Gboko-Ihugh road by unknown gunmen.
It was also gathered that the late Tyayar was among the major beneficiary of the state amnesty programme initiated by Governor Samuel Ortom.(NAN)

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