5 Fulani Herdsmen Arrested In Connection To Enugu Massacre

5 Fulani Herdsmen Arrested In Connection To Enugu Massacre


Five Fulani herdsmen have been arrested by police in connection to the attack in Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State.

The attack which took place in Nimbo community of Enugu state on 25th April 2015 led to the destruction and massacre of several persons and property in the community sent a notion to the whole country that we are not safe even in our own homes.

However the Police Force Headquarters in Abuja, have announced the arrest of these hoodlums by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team.

The five-member gang are all Fulani and were found with a mobile phone of which they used in recording the brutal killing of the people in Nimbo community. Their names are Sale Adamu, Mohammed Zurai, Ciroma Musa, Haruna Laute, Suleiman Laute.

Bisi Kolawole, the Force Public Relations Officer, said the suspects were arrested by the Inspector-General of Police Special Squad.

He said ”we are determined to rid Nigeria of crimes and any form of criminality and we will stop at nothing until this is accomplished”, he said.

The Force Public Relations Officer also announced the arrest of a three am gang who specializes in bank robbery and kidnapping mostly in the South East region, like Enugu state, Rivers state and Imo state.

The suspects Ikado Michael, Ifeanyi Kalu and Gogo Daniel Ume have been arrested and weapons were recovered from them.

Weapons recovered from the suspects were 12 rifles magazines, cache of dynamites explosives, AK47 rifles, 310 rounds of live ammunition, one LAR rifle,one Toyota Venza, one Toyota Highlander.

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