EXCLUSIVE: Gunmen Shoot 2, Kill 17 Cows In Delta

More facts have emerged following the attack on Fulani herdsmen at Umuachi/Amoji Onitcha Ukwani in Ndokwa West Local Government Area by yet to be identified Gunmen.

The eight-man squad armed with AK-47 opened fire on the Herders at Umuachi, killing one Smalley Mohammed and five cows on the process.

In a video made available to Africa Investigative Magazine, Zamfara Mohammed, the owner of the cows at Umuachi community, said unknown gun men attacked his boy on the March 15, at 05:00a.m prompt.

The attackers also shot dead twelve cows and burnt a Lifan motorcycle at Amoji Onitcha Ukwani.

On his part, Mr. Yahaya Mohammed, the owner of the cows at Amoji, told the Africa Investigative Magazine that his twelve cows were killed and his newly purchased motorcycle was set ablaze.

Mr. Mohammed pleaded to the government for justice, saying that herdsmen pay damages whenever they destroy cassava or other crops in the farm.

He said, “We want peace. Everybody wants peace. We pay damages each time we destroy people’s cassava in the farm. We want the Government to do something about it.”

Reacting to the incident, the mediator between Herdsmen and Farmers, Mr. Mathew Ujene sued for peace, assuring the victims of government’s intervention to curb the excesses of the criminals in the state.

The Mediator however, warned against reprisal attack, saying that the offenders must be punished, and the victims shall get justice.

The State Police Public Relations Officer Dsp Edafe Bright confirmed the incident.

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3 years ago

It’s a pity