Taraba State Police Command has confirmed five person’s death and several others injured in a recent attack by unknown gunmen in some communities in the suburb of Jalingo the State capital.
Jalingo Crisis: Police Arrest 20
The State Police Public Relations Officer ASP David Misal said the police has arrested over twenty (20) persons in connection with the crisis. He added that investigation is still ongoing to ascertain the level of involvement of the arrested persons.
He said normalcy has returned to the affected areas, as security operatives have been stationed in volatile areas to contain any possible breakdown of law and order.
The Police also called on citizens to comply with the curfew imposed by the State Government in the interest of peace.
There was panic in the State capital on Sunday and Monday following an attack by suspected herdsmen and reprisal attacks by Kona communities in Jalingo.