Some gunmen who are suspected to be Fulani militia have caused serious panic in Plateau State.
The gunmen, on Tuesday at 9.30pm, reportedly killed three persons and destroyed property worth millions of naira in Makabat Batura District, Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State.
A resident in the area, Mr. Yohana Madaki who narrowly escaped, said the gunmen came from the back of a hill to attack residents, molested some who were caught off guard and subjected them to all manner of humiliation.
He said the gunmen who laid siege to the community killed a woman, her son, and another man in the village.
He said the community was surprised by the attack which happened despite all efforts by the government and security agencies in the state, adding that security operatives are already mapping out strategies to arrest the perpetrators of the evil act.
He said it was not long the community called for a peace accord between the natives and Fulani in the area but wondered why the killing by suspected Fulani militia
He appealed to security agencies for protection, adding that the attacks on innocent people have become a daily occurrence in the local government
The Plateau State Police Command, DSP Alfred Alabo, did not pick calls to confirm or refute the situation.