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Troops Arrest Herdsmen With AK47 In Taraba

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Troops of 101 Special Forces Battalion in Taraba have arrested 4 herdsmen with AK 47 at Suntai Daji in Suntai Bali Local government of the state.

Commanding officer of the Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Mutiu Olaseni told newsmen that the arrest followed complaint by a woman (name with held), after the herdsmen released their cattle to graze on her land.

The troops were able to apprehended them with their over two hundred cattle and in the process of investigation, “we recovered one AK 47 rifle and 30 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition”, he said.

In an interview with newsmen, the suspects who were identified as Dahiru Dumba, Almajiri Nyako, Haruna Manga, and Adamu Hassan admitted to allowing their cattle graze on the woman’s farm.

Dahiru Munga said the AK47 belonged to their father.

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