Crime and Security

Armed militia behead 2 farmers in Taraba

Armed militia behead 2 farmers in Taraba


Suspected armed militia have beheaded two farmers at the weekend at a farm in Dapye village in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba state.

The assailants suspected to be Tiv militias crossed from Benue State, killed the two farmers who were working on their farm and cut off their heads.

Chairman of Wukari Local Government Area, Mr. Adigrace Daniel, who confirmed the incident, said the area was enjoying peace before the killing of the two farmers.

He gave the names of the victims as Simon Bala and Timothy Awe, adding that the killing was a strong signal that all was not well in the area.

The Taraba State Police Command spokesman, DSP David Misal also confirmed the incident but said no arrest has been made.

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