Police in Taraba has arrested six suspects linked to the killing of traditional ruler of Yukuben chiefdom in Takum Local Government Area of the state.
Recall that media houses including WITHIN NIGERIA reported that Udeng Ibrahim Yamusa was killed on July 28 along with his son who was also his driver.
The Commissioner of Police in Taraba, Abimbola Sokoya while addressing reporters on Tuesday, August 2 said thorough investigations have been launched to ensure that other culprits are not spared.
Also revealing that the police recorded some casualties, Sokoya assured that peace will be restored in an area gripped with violence.
“On Thursday, July 28, 2022, information came that the chief of Yukuben, Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State was missing and we sent out a search party to rescue or bring him back wherever he was.
“However, on Friday, July 29, the corpse of the chief was discovered in a bush in Isa Local Government Area. Presently, we have commenced the investigation into that matter and we are having some suspects that are helping us in the investigation.
“We have six suspects that have been arrested and the investigation is ongoing.”
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