A family of four was murdered on Tuesday November 5th during an early morning attack on Rantis Village in Garshes District, Barkin-Ladi LGA of Plateau State. The spokesperson of the Special Task Force, STF, on Jos crisis, Salisu Mustapha, confirmed the attack, describing it as dastardly
Mr. Musatapha said, however, that no arrest has been made, but investigations were ongoing. He assured Plateau residents that the suspects would be brought to book. The ugly incident occurred at about 4.a.m when the attackers, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, invaded the village. According to witnesses, the attackers wore masks and were armed with guns.
Hundreds of people have been killed in the past one year in ethno-religious crisis in various Plateau communities. (Premium Times)