Nigeria army Arrests 5 Guys For Retaliating After Fulani Herdsmen Attack in Plateau(photo)

Nigeria army has arrested five suspected criminals  for setting a Fulani community, Dakali, ablaze in Adamawa, two days after suspected herdsmen attacked Dowayan village in Demsa Local Government Area of the state.

 Five of them  were arrested by troops of the 23 Brigade of the Nigerian Army which is based in Yola.

They are believed to have set the Fulani settlement on fire in reprisal for the attack on Dowaya in which at least 18 people were killed.

According to a colonel with the 23 Brigade, the suspect were sighted by the soldiers setting the buildings in the community of fire and apprehended with items, including one local pistol.

Other items recovered from them are a knife, four mobile phones, one empty 10-litre jerrican and more.

After arresting the suspects, the troops handed them to the Adamawa State Police Command for further investigation.
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