Suspected Fulani herdsmen killed three people in Tse-Ikem, Ukemberagya/Tswarev Council Ward, Logo Local Government Area, Benue State.
According to a community leader, the incident occurred near Arufu rural town around 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 23.
“On Sunday October 23, 2022 at about 6pm, Mr Aondona Saai and Mr Avalumun Ukerchia Adaa all of Tse-Igbur in Ukemberagya of Ukemberagya/Tswarev Council ward of Logo LGA were murdered at Tse Ikem on the road near Anawah settlement between Chembe and Anyiin road,” the community leader said.
According to Mkaahan Sunday, a local, suspected herdsmen also attacked an unidentified man at Goor Gaambe Tiev in Logo LGA.
Salome Tor, Chairman of Logo LGA, confirmed three people were killed, noting that the first incident, involving a young man, occurred on Friday and the remaining two people were killed on Sunday.
“On Sunday about 5pm, two men on a motorcycle with a lady were ambushed by those who butchered them. They (gunmen) left the woman and she ran into the bush, so that was how we were able to know what happened.
“There has been selected killings of people and the target is the men not women per say. we have high patrol of security agencies. Even on Friday, they killed one young man and burnt his motorcycle,” she said.