Police confirm twenty killed in Plateau attack, rescue one kidnap victim
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on August 10, 2023
The Plateau State Police Command on Thursday confirmed that a total of 20 persons were killed in two separate attacks by gunmen that occurred in Barkin Ladi Local Government Areas of the state in the early hours of Thursday
The State Commissioner of Police, Bartholomew Onyeka disclosed this in a statement released on Thursday.
The statement which was signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Alabo Alfred also said that one kidnap victim was rescued by men of the state command during an operation in the area.
The police force while extending condolence greetings to the communities and families of the victims assured residents that modalities to arrest and prosecute the perpetrators the criminals are in place.