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In Kwara: Suspected Fulani Herders Kill Two Farmers, Incident Takes No Live – Police

Two middle aged farmers simply identified as Lateef and Sodiq have been reportedly attacked and assassinated by four suspected to Fulanis herders at Kosa / Elere / Onipede village via Banni village in Kaiama local government area of Kwara State.
According to a source who pleaded for anoinmty said the two victims who were on a bike popularity know as ‘Okad’ travelling back home from after Sallah visit to one of the biological mother of one the victims.
It was gathered that the victims was attacked along Banni-Onipede hamlet with cutllases and sticks by four Fulanis at about 11:pm on the sad day.
The source confirmed that one of the victims while he was on hospital bed before he died said the Fulanis were four in numbers blocked their way and started beating them with sticks and macheted with cutlases.
He narrated that in the process, one of the attackers was also injured and others fleed with various degrees of injuries after committed the crime.
The source confirmed that few days later three of suspects were reported to have been apprehended by the joint effort of men of vigilantees and Nigeria Police Force Kaiama Division.
It was reported that the remains of the victims have been buried at Banni village in the presence of police officers according to the Muslims injunction.
When contacted on phone through text message, the Police Public Relations Officer (P.R.O), Mr. Ajayi Okasanmi confirmed the case but denied the involvement of any death, claiming that incident did not take any live.
He further said the victim is responding to treatment at University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Ilorin while the suspect has been arrested by the police for interogations.

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