*loot, rape and kill six persons
PLATEAU-Again the ever ready Fulani herdsmen described by the United Nations as the fourth most deadly group group in the world but seen and called a criminal gang by the Nigerian Government despite the monumental killings they have unleashed in the country is at it again, doing what they knows best as they took their killing, raping and looting spree to Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau state killing six persons and burning several Houses with several injuries to the Bargain.
The suspected herdsmen who struck barely 24 hours after the Curfew by the Executive Governor of the state Simon Lalong where said to have hit the peaceful people of Taagbe village near Kent academy in Bassa Local government Area on Saturday night lasted for over three to four hours as the Fulani Herdsmen who came in several numbers and with sophisticated Military like weapons were said to have swooped on the peaceful Community after several warnings and threats of their coming as is usual with the herdsmen who are said to be acting like a government unto themselves as the Army and Police always look the other way whenever they struck.
The wicked attack which came after repeated and serial threats to the Community and which left the community destroyed to its foundation and totally comatose is said to be one of the deadliest in recent time against the community which is situated some very few kilometers from the Wild life Park in Jos.
Speaking to a community leader who escaped the rampaging gunmen Mr. Leo Gaifrihe he not only confirmed the attack but pray for God intervention rather than the government since according to him the herdsmen and the government seem to be working on same purpose ,to exterminate us all from our ancestral home.
Attempts to speak to the Police Chief in Charge of Bassa Local Government Area was not Successful as he was said to b on the field as at the time of going to press.
In his words “’We pray that the Almighty god should intervene and save us from the hands of these blood thirsty Fulani Herdsmen cum killers since the government seem not to care about us or what the Fulani herdsmen does to us”.
During the attack the Fulani’s not only killed six persons but raped and looted the community bare for over three hours.