Suspected armed herdsmen kill nursing mother, abduct businessman in Benue community

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Suspected armed herdsmen kill nursing mother, abduct businessman in Benue community

The abducted businessman

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed a nursing mother, Iorliam Dôôr Aggwei and a man, Suleyol Emberga in Anyiin community, Logo Local Government Area of Benue State.

 

It was gathered that the attackers stormed the market area of the community known as Tyogbenda Anyiin at about 8pm on Friday, June 4, when traders were rounding up with the day’s business, and started shooting sporadically.

 

A source who spoke to Vanguard, said the attackers abducted a prominent Igbo businessman in the area identified as Emmanuel Chukwukwe Okonkwo from Enugu state and bundled him into the forest.

 

Suspected armed herdsmen kill nursing mother, abduct businessman in Benue community

 

“They came from the forest leading to river at about 8pm, shooting sporadically and people started running, the woman who was carrying a child ran into one of the stalls but one of the bullets got her while she was peeping at the people. Luckily her baby is still alive and safe but the mother died same with another young man who was also shot dead,” the…



Source: Linda Ikeji