Two persons – Abubakar Isah and Mohammed Isah have been arrested by officials of the Niger state Police command for allegedly killing a Herdsman, Mallam Gombo in Bosso, a suburb of Minna the Niger state Capital.
Confirming the arrest to Channels Television in Minna, the spokesman of the command, Pius Edobor said the victim was grazing with his 45 cows around the grass land of Bosso when he was attacked by the two men who stabbed him and ran away with his cows.
Mr Edobor further said the body of Gombo was dropped at the nearby popular Angwan Daji Muslim burial ground in Minna.
He however mentioned that luck ran out on the suspects when officials of the command in Maitumbi Division acting on information from some residents of the area intercepted them on their way back after dropping the corpse.
The police spokesman said the suspects will soon be charged to court.