Bandits have attacked a community in Wase Local Government Area, killing the village head of the Nyalun community, Salisu Idris and two other residents.
It was reported that the gunmen arrived at the community on motorcycles and started shooting everywhere.
According to the residents, the attackers who invaded the village around 9:30 p.m. also abducted five members of the village head’s family including his two wives.
A youth leader in Wase, Shapi’i Sambo, said, “They went straight to the traditional ruler’s house, killed him and abducted five members of his family.
“The gunmen also made away with a good number of motorcycles belonging to the people of the community”, he said.
The Spokesperson for the Plateau State Police Command, DSP Alabo Alfred, has confirmed the incident, stating that security operatives had begun an investigation into the matter.