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Gunmen kill six at Plateau beer parlour


The Police Command in Plateau has affirmed the killing of six people by gunmen in Wereng community, Riyom Local Government Area of the state.

The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Ubah Ogaba, affirmed the occurrence in an explanation on Friday in Jos.

According to Mr Ogaba, the occurrence happened on Thursday night at a drinking joint.

The command is aware of the unfortunate attack at a beer parlour in Wereng Village of Riyom where six persons lost their lives.

“The Commissioner of Police, Mr Edward Egbuka, condemned the incident and had directed the Area Commander to relocate to the community. 

“More personnel have been deployed to ensure that normalcy is restored and to avert further breakdown of law and order in the village,” he said.

He said the command had commenced investigation to unravel the circumstances behind the attack and to also bring the perpetrators to book. 

He called on residents of the community to be law abiding and provide any information that  could lead to the arrest of the criminals to  security agencies. 


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