Connect with us


Again, bandits invade Taraba community, kill 2



From VICTOR GAI, Jalingo

TWO persons have been confirmed dead after bandits struck recently in Chinkai, Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State.

The latest attack occurred two days after an 18-year-old Point Of Sales (POS) operator was stabbed to death by a thief in the same Wukari LGA, the hometown of Taraba State Governor, Dr. Agbu Kefas.

The Chairman of the LGA, Ismaila Dauda, confirmed the incident to newsmen via WhatsApp.

According to him, “Two persons were killed in Chinkai town on June 19, 2024, by bandits who entered the town and started shooting sporadically.

“It is unfortunate that our young men are being targeted. However, soldiers were mobilized to Chinkai, but before they got there, the bandits had left the town.”

The Village Head of Chinkai, Ezekiel Musa, also called on the state governor to ensure the deployment of more security operatives to their community.

When contacted, the spokesperson of the Taraba State Police Command, DSP Gambo Kwache, confirmed the incident.

She added that security measures had already been put in place in the community to prevent further attacks.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *