Two people have been reported killed and about 50 cattle stolen at Bakin Kogi in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State by suspected militia.
The attackers were said to have struck at Rebet community in the village around midnight on Tuesday killing the duo identified as Yakubu Ishaya and Jawo Gang before rustling the cows.
The attack threw the community and surrounding villages into confusion coming at a time when normalcy was thought to be returning to the area.
Spokesman of the Special Task Force maintaining security in the state, Captain Salisu Mustapha confirmed the attack adding that “two people were killed and some cattle were rustled.”
He disclosed that two people had been arrested in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State in connecting with the attack and that the investigations were still on.