Plateau Police Command Public Relations Officer Tyopev Mathias Terna has said that Gunmen killed two persons and rustled 70 cows in Turu village, Kuru District of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau, police said on Saturday in Jos.
he who said the incident occurred on Friday afternoon added that a team of detectives later recovered the missing cattle, and rescue one of the herders, 16 –year-old Bitrus Joseph.
Tyopev said Unfortunately, in the process of rustling the cattle, two of the herders: Meshack Dalton, 14, and Pam Danjuma, 10, were killed.
Tyopev advised owners of cattle in the state to desist from engaging underage persons to rear their animals, to avert reoccurrences of similar incident.
He said the command had intensified investigations to arrest the perpetrators.(NAN)