Herdsmen killed one person in Edo also injured policemen

Suspected hersmen allegedly shot a man to death known as Paul, at Ofutebe Community, in Owan axis of Edo State.

This incident happened when the deceased, who spoke Hausa language, tried to mediate in a misunderstanding between an unknown hersmen and one Joshua Igbashiro.

According to a statement by the State Police Command, in the course of trying to settle the rift, the header suddenly shot and killed the deceased with AK 47 riffle, and escaped, prompting Igbashiro to report the incident at Ekiadolor police divisional headquarters, Benin City.

“Thereafter, the Divisional Police Officer, Ekiadolor division detailed Police operatives led by the District Officer (Owan Police Station), ASP Okodomi, with 11 men from the Vigilante Group of Nigeria and the village hunters, to the community for the arrest of the suspect and recovery of the gun.

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