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    Friday, 13 January 2017

    Niger: Police inspector, NSCDC operatives kill in herdsmen/farmers clash

     A police inspector, an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) and a civilian were killed Thursday night in a clash between herdsmen and farmers in Sabon Daga village in Niger state.

    Bala Elkalla, public relations officer, Niger state police command confirmed the killing in Minna, Friday.

    Elkalla however said that police had contained the situation which occurred in Bosso local government area of the state.
    “We have stationed sufficient number of policemen in Sabon Daga village as well as six neighbouring villages to prevent any further attacks,” he said.


    He said that already, one of the leaders of the two parties involved in the clash had been arrested and was cooperating with the police
    “We will get to the root of the matter and those found wanting will surely be prosecuted, ” the police spokesperson said.

    He called on the residents to remain peaceful and law abiding and go about their legitimate businesses as the command had taken proactive security measures to deal with any security breach.

    He solicited the support of residents to volunteer information about those responsible for the violence.

    It will be recalled that a similar incident Tuesday in the village, where four persons were reportedly killed and others injured in clashes between herdsmen and farmers.


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