Police Arrest Suspects Who Allegedly Murdered Monarch, Son In Taraba

Operatives of the Taraba State police command have arrested some suspects in connection with the gruesome murder of the traditional ruler of Yukuben chiefdom.
The monarch, Udeng Ibrahim Yamusa, and his son, Musa Ibrahim, were alleged to have been killed along Kpambo-Fikyu road in an ambush by suspected militias, in Takum Local Government Council of the State.
The police Commissioner, Abimbola Shokoya who confirmed the report said six suspects in connection to the killings of the monarch and his son, have been arrested.

The Commissioner, who disclosed that many of the suspects were still at large, said a thorough investigation had been launched by the command to ensure that the other suspects were not spared.

He said, “on Thursday, 28 July 2022, information came that the Chief of Yukuben, in Takum Local Government Area, was missing and we immediately sent out a search party to rescue and bring him back.

“However, on Friday, which was the next day, the corpse of the Chief was discovered in a bush.”

“We are having some suspects that are helping us in the investigation.”